Speaker: Depei Qian (Beihang University, China)
Title: Major issues in exascale computing in China
Date: 9:00 – 10:00, Tuesday, August 6th
Location: Buzz Hall
Chair: Kengo Nakajima
Starting with a brief historical review on high performance computing in China, this talk presents the major technical issues in developing the exascale computers, including architectures, processor, memory, interconnect, reliability, and low power design, etc. Issues about system software and application ecosystem are also raised. Then the status of China’s national key project on exascale computing is presented. Perspectives and some open issues are introduced towards the end of this talk.
About the Speaker
Qian Depei, professor at Sun Yat-sen university and Beihang University , dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Sun Yat-sen University. Since 1996 he has been the member of the expert group and expert committee of the National High-tech Research & Development Program (the 863 program) in information technology. Currently, he is the chief scientist of the national key R&D project on high performance computing.
He has been working on computer architecture and computer networks for many years. His current research interests include high performance computer architecture and implementation technologies, distributed computing, network management and network performance measurement. He has published over 300 papers in journals and conferences.