To familiarise potential users with the properties of BlueGene/L and to help them port their codes to use this new platform efficiently, ASTRON, the Computing Centre of the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and IBM jointly organised a two day workshop aimed mainly at users who are familiar with issues related to the optimisation and parallelisation of their codes. Several experienced IBM developers provided details on BlueGeneÕs architecture and (software) infrastructure and to help users assess the potential benefit that they may expect from the LOFAR BlueGene/L.
The University of Groningen (UG) will be awarding honorary doctorates to Prof. Titia de Lange and Dr Philipp Blom during its anniversary week in June 2019. Historian Blom will be awarded an honorary doctorate at the suggestion of Prof. Ann-Sophie Lehmann...
Prof. dr. Stynke Castelein, hoogleraar aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen en hoofd onderzoek bij Lentis, ontvangt de Vrouw in de Media Award 2018 Groningen.
Marc Kramer of the Faculty of Economics and Business has been chosen as Lecturer of the Year 2018.