The 2018 Student Cluster Competition

Submit Your Application Until November 10, 2017

Now in its seventh year, the ISC-HPCAC Student Cluster Competition enables international STEM teams to take part in a real-time contest focused on advancing STEM disciplines and HPC skills development at ISC 2018 from June 24-28. To take home top honors, twelve teams will have the opportunity to showcase systems of their own design, adhering to strict power constraints and achieve the highest performance across a series of standard HPC benchmarks and applications.

Showcased at the conference's closing plenary session, the intense three-day competition will culminate in front of thousands of conference attendees.  Students will take center stage, alongside HPC luminaries, for a live ceremony to award and recognize each of the participating teams.

Submissions will be accepted through November 10, 2017 through the dedicated competition section on the HPC Advisory Council website. The selected teams will be announced on November 15, 2017 at SC17 in Denver, Colorado.

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