Hartwig Anzt has been named the new director of UT’s Innovative Computing Laboratory, taking over the role from Jack Dongarra.
Jack Dongarra discusses Frontier, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory super computer currently being built, and how it will be the world’s fastest computer.
Taufer will lead work with IBM to bring the IBM Onsite Deep Learning Workshop on campus. Training EECS students in deep learning and AI disciplines—the backbone of current scientific discovery—will open tremendous opportunities for them in Tennessee and outside the state.
Kothe said such work will be a catalyst for delivery of exascale-enabling science and engineering solutions for the United States. Exascale systems are capable of one billion billion computations—1,000,000,000,000,000,000—per second.