The Opening Ceremony for ASC17 World Student Supercomputer Challenge and the Nameplate Unveiling Ceremony of ZZU (Zhengzhou) Supercomputing Center kick off in ZZU
Recently, the opening ceremony for the ASC17 World Student Supercomputer Challenge and the nameplate unveiling ceremony of ZZU (Zhengzhou) Supercomputing Center kicked off in Learning Hall, south campus of ZZU. Present at the event were Wang Endong, the initiator of ASC, Academician of Academy of Chinese Engineering (ACE), chief scientist of Inspur Group, Professor Shen Xubang, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Research Fellow Feng Xisheng of ACE Academician, Prof. Wang Jiayao of ACE Academician, university leaders including Niu Shucheng, Wang Zongmin and Zhang Qianhong, and chiefs of super-computing centers, supercomputing and artificial intelligence experts, leaders from other provincial universities and colleges, as well as the representatives of staff and students from competing teams of Chinese universities.
Secretary Niu introduced about the basic situation of ZZU and her development in terms of Supercomputer in his speech. He said, “this competition will facilitate the work of training a batch of high-quality supercomputing talents with internationalized horizon, and elevate the application level of supercomputing and research capabilities.”
And a symposium of ZZU (Zhengzhou) Supercomputing Center was held then. An advisory committee was set up, consisting of Academicians and professional experts who were present and offered many valuable suggestions on the future development of supercomputing center. During the symposium, President Academician Liu met the academicians and experts. (translator Song Gencheng)