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    Wim Nieuwpoort Award for research into bubbly turbulence

    News - Dr. Paolo Cifani from the Multiscale Modeling and Simulation group at the University of Twente has been awarded the Wim Nieuwpoort Award 2017. The winner was announced at the Super D Event on December 12, 2017.

  • Interconnected solutions for health research

    News - Health research enables the development of personalized approaches in health care and medicine. SURF supports the mission of Health RI, the Dutch infrastructure for personalized medicine and health research. At the 3rd Health RI conference, SURF presented interconnected access and analytics solutions for shared data and applications.

  • Research for more efficient self-learning systems

    News - A computer which can autonomously recognise dangerous situations from security images: self-learning automated systems make this possible. A consortium of which SURFsara is a member has been awarded financing from NWO for a project to make deep learning - where computers learn new things independently - more efficient and transparent.

  • SURFsara extends its status as Intel Parallel Computing Center for 2018

    News - After successfully scaling deep learning training to more than 100,000 CPU cores, SURFsara will continue its collaboration with Intel in 2018. The current goal is now to expand the scope of the developed techniques and adapt them to scientific challenges from the traditional HPC domain.

  • Anwar Osseyran awarded HPCwire Leadership Award 2017

    News - Prof. Dr. Anwar Osseyran, member of the Board of SURF and CEO of SURFsara, is the recipient of the HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award in the category: “Outstanding Leadership in HPC”. Each year these awards recognise the most outstanding individuals, organisations, products and technologies in the industry.

  • Programme Super D event complete

    News - We are happy to announce that the programme for the Super D event on December 12 at Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam is now complete!

  • SURFsara supports SRON analysing Tropomi satellite data

    News - The European Sentinel-5P satellite was successfully launched into orbit today from Plesetsk in Siberia. Tropomi is a Dutch instrument on board the satellite that will survey global air quality and the distribution of greenhouse gases with unprecedented precision.

  • Call for applications Wim Nieuwpoort Award 2017

    News - In order to advance scalability of applications, SURFsara has the pleasure to announce that the call for proposals for the annual Wim Nieuwpoort Award, edition 2017, is open. The winner will be announced at the Super D event on December 12, 2017.

  • Visualization Competition: show us your research!

    News - Do you use the Dutch National e-Infrastructure for your research and do you have an awesome, interesting or fun visualization of your work to show? Then enter your visualizations in the SURFsara Visualization Competition and win a prize of 500 euros.

  • Creating a virtual human

    News - One day your doctor will be able to recreate you in a computer so that a virtual version of you can be used to work out the treatments that work best for you. Among those at the forefront of global efforts to create this virtual human is the CompBioMed consortium led by University College London. SURFsara and UvA are two of its Dutch partners.

  • Save the date: Super D event, December 12

    News - The annual SURFsara SUPER D event on science and technology will take place on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Westergasfabriek Amsterdam. Block your agenda if you want to catch up on the latest insights in large-scale computing and data!

  • More training in high performance computing available for scientists

    News - SURFsara has been selected as one of 4 new PRACE Training Centres (PTCs). This enables us to carry out more training events in high performance computing, which will benefit scientists from both The Netherlands and surrounding regions.

  • Researchers learn about SURF services

    News - For the first time, NWO, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, brought together researchers and SURF and other providers of ICT services for research. This took place on 30 March, at a workshop on ICT Infrastructures for Roadmap projects, at SURFsara in Amsterdam.

  • PRACE 2: growth in capacity for growth in excellence

    News - “PRACE 2 is a natural next step in the successful pan-European collaboration in HPC. Our ultimate goal is to provide a world-class federated and sustainable HPC and data infrastructure to all researchers in Europe," said prof dr Anwar Osseyran, Chair of the PRACE Council. SURFsara collaborates with other national computing centres in PRACE.

  • SURFsara and Intel to collaborate on deep learning

    News - Intel and SURFsara will work together to harness the power of Intel’s new CPU architectures for deep learning. This will enable SURFsara to support researchers to train and develop more accurate and powerful models with neural networks that are more complex and on data sets that are larger than the ones typically trained today.