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Guangwen Yang

Guangwen Yang

Professor, and the Director of the HPC institute
Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University


The Sunway TaihuLight Supercomputer: Updates on System and Application

This talk focuses on the latest updates on applications that are using the Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer. I will briefly introduce the architectures of both the homegrown many-core processor and the 125 PetaFlops supercomputing system. Applications from earth system, green energy, big data and life science will then be presented to show the inspiring results.


Dr. Guangwen Yang is a professor, and the director of the HPC institute in the Department of Computer Science and Technology at Tsinghua University, and the director of the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi. His research interests include parallel algorithms, cloud computing, and the earth system model. He has been awarded many HPC awards, including the 2016 ACM Gordon Bell Prize, the FPL Significant Paper Award, and the ICTAI 2015 Best Paper Award. Yang has a PhD in computer science from Tsinghua University.