Exaflops Achieved – So What Next in Supercomputing to Address Humanity’s Challenges? (Sponsored by Microsoft)
Since the HPC community has now seen the first supercomputers “break the exaflops barrier,” and the need for computing capabilities to address important challenges for humanity, we take a speculative walk through what might be next for the world of HPC, including technical challenges, opportunities and aspects of potential future architectures.
Łukasz Mirosław is the HPC/AI specialist at Microsoft with 16+ years ofexperience in HPC research. After his PhD in wide genome screening at MaxPlanck Institute of Cell Biology and Wroclaw University of Technology, he heldtwo post doc positions at University of Zurich in the domain of computationalchemistry. A grant holder from Max Planck Society, Herbert Quandt Foundation,Saxony Ministry and Polish-Swiss Research Programme. Currently, he is amember of the Global Black Belt team at Microsoft Azure driving the mostadvanced HPC/AI projects with leading research institutions and industry.