EU Commissioner Oettinger visits HLRS

15 July 2016

On Friday July 15, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society Günther H. Oettinger paid a visit to the High performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS).

Commissioner Oettinger was welcomed by Prof. Michael Resch, director of HLRS, who gave the commissioner a short introduction to HLRS's position and role in High Performance Computing (HPC) and introduced him to the center's manifold activities in the field of scientific and industrial research. Commissioner Oettinger and director Resch also discussed the situation of European HPC. The commissioner then was shown the potential of the usage of Europe’s fastest system in engineering simulation by visualizing flow results for a Porsche 911 Turbo S provided by Porsche AG for a life demonstration.