UoA students participated in the Supercomputing'15 (*). conference and exhibition held in Austin, Texas (United States) over the course of Sunday, November 15 to Friday, November 20. There, one student conducted a poster presentation while faculty members and students operated a University of Aizu exhibition booth.

Held every November, Supercomputing is the most influential conference in the field of High Performance Computing (HPC). This year, more than 10,000 people participated in the conference and the exhibition that runs in parallel with it. Fumiya Kono (3rd-year doctoral student) made a poster presentation of his paper on the parallelization of tsunami simulations. At the poster session, he engaged in lively discussions with conference attendees.

In addition, the research of the Distributed Parallel Processing Lab and Active Knowledge Engineering Lab was on display at the University of Aizu's exhibition booth manned mostly by members from the Research Center for Advanced Information Science and Technology's (CAIST) ARC-HPC. Many attendees visited the booth during the exhibition and engaged in lively discussions about the research on display there.

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