SIGHPC - Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing

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The scope of SIGHPC specialty is high performance computing (HPC) in the broadest sense of the term spanning the full range of high-performance technologies, systems, and applications. It embraces not only people who study, develop, teach, or support HPC, but also those engaged in applying HPC across a broad spectrum of scientific, engineering, and business domains.

SIGHPC Bylaws

SIGHPC benefits for FY 2018:

Member Benefits provided to SIGHPC Members:

  • Subscription to SIGHPC newsletter, published three times per year (online)
  • Reduced registration at conferences and workshops sponsored by SIGHPC
  • Reduced registration at conferences and workshops in cooperation with SIGHPC
  • Access to the following content in the ACM Digital Library:
    • Proceedings of conferences sponsored by SIGHPC
    • SIGHPC Newsletter
    • Proceedings of conferences and workshops in cooperation with SIGHPC
  • Special announcements and communications via SIGHPC-MEMBERS mail list
  • Eligibility for SIGHPC travel awards to HPC conferences (restrictions apply)
  • Voting rights in SIGHPC elections
  • Online interaction with the HPC community, through SIGHPC's social media venues (blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Community Benefits provided by SIGHPC:

  • Creates a virtual community joining individuals who study, develop, teach, or support high-performance systems with those who are engaged in applying HPC across a broad spectrum of domains
  • Has three virtual chapters (Education, Big Data, and Resource Constrained Environments)
  • Co-sponsorship of the leading conference in the field (with IEEE-CS) 
  • Collaborative arrangements with other major HPC-related conferences and workshops
  • Confers Best Paper, Best Student Paper, Best Research Poster, and Test of Time Awards at annual SC conference
  • Co-sponsorship of the George Michaels HPC Fellowships (with IEEE-CS and SIGARCH)
  • Administers the Intel/SIGHPC Fellowship program (initial class of 14 recipients started in Fall 2016)   
  • Promotes the inclusion of students, early career professionals, and underrepresented groups at HPC conferences
  • Publicizes HPC award winners – and provides links to the corresponding research papers – on the SIGHPC website
  • Provides access to proceedings of all conferences and workshops held in collaboration with SIGHPC

Support for ACM-W scholarship recipients attending SC conference