UK HPC Consortium for Structural Mechanics

University of Oxford, Oxford eResearch Centre, 7 Keble Road, Oxford
Event Description

Lee Margetts, Neil Bourne (University of Manchester), David Emerson (STFC), Andrew Richards (University of Oxford), Gerard Gorman (Imperial College) and Andrew Jones (NAG Ltd) have arranged a UK HPC consortium forming meeting at the University of Oxford on Monday 9 June.

In brief, the aims of the UK HPC Consortium for Computational Structural Mechanics are (1) to secure a community managed allocation of cpu time on ARCHER, (2) improve academic software co-development, sharing and/or interoperability (for software developed in the UK and overseas), (3) receive professional software engineering support from EPSRC via CCP12 and (4) establish a recognised community voice regarding the provision of UK regional and national facilities.

EPSRC have agreed to fund the attendance of two distinguished researchers from US laboratories (Jim Belak from LLNL and Curt Bronkhorst from LANL) to give the meeting an international perspective.

The meeting is open to both UK industry and UK academics, end-users and software developers. If you would like to attend the meeting, please could you complete the short application form at the link below by Friday 22nd May.


Time Title Name
10:30-12:00 UK-US HPC Collaboration Project Meeting By invitation only
12:00-13:00 Registration and Networking Lunch All
13:00-13:10 Meeting aims and scope Chairman: Lee Margetts
13:10-13:20 Collaborative Computational Projects Meeting Sponsor: David Emerson, STFC
13:20-13:30 Research Council Perspective Daniel Emerson, EPSRC
13:30-14:00 The US DOE/ASCR Exascale Co-design Center for Materials in Extreme Environments (ExMatEx) Jim Belak (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
14:00-14:30 Computational Mechanics Opportunities in Meso-Scale Materials Science Curt Bronkhorst (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
14:30-15:00 Coffee and Networking All
15:00-15:15 Multi-scale Modelling from Molecules to Mountains Mark Bankhead, National Nuclear Laboratory
15:15-15:30 Industry Drivers Neeraj Cherukunnath, Rolls Royce
15:30-15:45 Growth, development and ageing of musculoskeletal systems Michael Fagan, University of Hull
15:45-16:00 Evolving geometries, from fracture to micro-fluidics Chris Pearce, University of Glasgow
16:00-16:15 My current application code is fine, thanks Andrew Jones, NAG Ltd
16:15-16:30 Materials in Extreme Environments Neil Bourne, University of Manchester
16:30-17:00 Next Steps and Close Chairman: Lee Margetts


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