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Satoshi Matsuoka,
Director, RIKEN Center for Computational Science

A Game Changing Supercomputer for Convergence
of HPC and Big Data/AI

Tuesday November 19th
03:00 P.M. - 03:30 P.M.
Jesper Tegner
Jack Dongarra,
Director, Innovative Computing Laboratory

When HPC meets AI

Wednesday November 20th
10:30 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
Ravi Samtaney
David Keyes,
Director, Extreme Computing Research Center

Hierarchical Algorithms on Hierarchical Architectures

Wednesday November 20th
03:00 P.M. - 03:30 P.M.
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Moderated by

Mootaz Elnohazy,
Dean, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering

Panel members

  • Dr. Philippe Thierry (Intel)
  • Dr. Issam Said (NVIDIA)
  • Dr. Fabrice Dupros (ARM)
  • Mr. David Cownie (AMD)


Monday November 18th
08:00 P.M.

Harnessing HPC Capabilities for Large Scale Geospatial Modeling Using R

Sameh Abdulah,Yuxiao Li, Jian Cao, Hatem Ltaief, David Keyes, Marc Genton, Ying Sun
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Performance Analysis of Tile Low-Rank Cholesky Factorization Using PaRSEC Instrumentation Tools

Q. Cao, Y. Pei, T. Herault, K. Akbudak, A. Mikhalev, G. Bosilca, H. Ltaief, D. Keyes and J. Dongarra

Paper accepted at the SC19 Workshop on Programming and Performance Visualization Tools

(ProTools, running from 12:00 noon to 12:30PM on 17 November)

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Mixed-Precision Tomographic Reconstructor Computations on Hardware Accelerators

Nicolas Doucet, Hatem Ltaief, Damien Gratadour and David Keyes

Paper accepted at the SC19 9th Workshop on Irregular Applications: Architectures and Algorithms

(running on Nov 18th)

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KAUST’s supercomputer
Shaheen Cray XC40

Opportunities at KAUST

Attracting and developing top talent from around the world, KAUST invests in its people. The University allows its members to fulfill their intellectual potential in a state-of-the-art environment. KAUST is dedicated to maintaining the best academic and professional practices in its development and recruitment efforts.

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering

Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering

Physical Science
and Engineering

Fully funded graduate studies

Students have the opportunity to access to state-of-the-art labs and our eminent faculty, while obtaining a diverse graduate study experience.

What is the KAUST Scholarship?

The KAUST Scholarship is the general scholarship program. All admitted students to KAUST receive these benefits, which supports students for the duration of their graduate studies. The benefits of the KAUST Scholarship include:

  • Full tuition support
  • Monthly living allowance
    (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
  • Housing
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation support
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Visiting Student Research Internship Program (VSRP)

The Visiting Student Research Internship Program is an opportunity for exceptionally qualified baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate students to conduct research with faculty mentors in selected areas of basic and applied research projects. The duration of the program ranges from between three four and six months, depending on the research project.

Students will receive the following:

  • Monthly living allowance $1000 USD
  • Round-trip airfare to/from city of departure-Jeddah (KAUST)
  • Health insurance
  • Private bedroom & bath in a shared residential suite
  • Visa fees (Students must have valid passport)
  • Access to community recreational resources
  • Social and cultural activities
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KAUST gets social at SC 2019

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