In order to highlight the use of the FSU’s shared-High Performance Computing facility, we invite students to participate in a competition for best research paper using the HPC facility in their research.
An FSU student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
Student has an account on FSU’s shared-HPC.
Requirements for Submission:
An abstract in English. The total length of the submitted abstract (including bibliography and figures) may not exceed five pages.
A short vitae (at most two pages).
A 15 minute oral presentation.
A letter from the student's advisor describing and evaluating the paper's contribution to the literature and the student's role in the scholarship.
Important Deadlines and Dates:
All required written materials must be submitted to the HPC Director by 5PM EST, September 21th.
Oral presentations will be scheduled the week of September 28th.
SC 09 will be held in Portland, Oregon on November 14th through the 20th.
Demonstrate efficient utilization of the FSU HPC
Novelty of computational approach taken
Robustness of the solution
Quality of the write-up describing the work
Significance of the research
Computational advances in given research area
The abstracts of all qualifying contest participants will be posted on the HPC web site.
All qualifying contest participants will receive a dedicated submission queue on the HPC system where they will be allowed to run on 24 CPU cores for one week.
Description of the Award:
Contest winner will receive an expense paid (transportation, housing, and per diem) trip to SC09 in Portland Oregon.
SC09 registration cost will be covered for exhibit and technical paper sessions
All participant talks will be recorded and played back at the discretion of the HPC Director at SC09 and on the HPC web site. The contest winner must attend and participate in activities related to the FSU’s exhibit at SC09.
The required written submission information or questions concerning the competition should be sent via email to