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CIPA, Canada’s oldest and largest awards program in the field of information technology, presented a total of 24 awards for excellence before a black-tie audience of about 800 senior executives from across Canada during the 14th annual CIPA Gala Banquet, the largest celebration of IT-based innovation in Canada.



LONDON, ON, Sept. 22 /CNW/ – The McGuinty government is supporting a leading-edge high performance computing (HPC) – sometimes called supercomputing – project that will help cultivate scientific knowledge and lead to quicker research breakthroughs in Ontario, MPP Chris Bentley announced today.



The Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) has announced the strongest group of award finalists in its 14-year history, revealing advances in productivity and efficiency across Canada’s economy. …SHARCNET is one of the finalists for this award.



At the biennial meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), July 9-13, 2006, Vimal Sharma, PhD student, Computing and Information Science, University of Guelph, received a commendation from the Society for his paper: “Auto-Calibration of Hydrological Models Using High Performance Computing”, co-authored with David Swayne (CIS, University of Guelph), David Lam (National Water Research Institute), and William Schertzer (also of NWRI).



Everyone remembers those excercises from when you were a kid: pat your tummy and rub your head at the same time.



SHARCNET has adopted Allinea Software’s HPC development and optimization tools across the multiple sites of its research grid.



Whether performing simulations of HIV and immune system dynamics or improving image-guided surgery, Canada’s largest High Performance Computing (HPC) consortium, which includes Western, has entered its second phase of research development with the launch of SHARCNET II.



SHARCNET will receive a Leadership Award from the Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network (ORION) Award ceremony in Toronto.