Lord Mayor of Stuttgart Fritz Kuhn visits HLRS

20 February 2017

On Februar 17 Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, Fritz Kuhn, Mayor Dr. Fabian Mayer, and Ines Aufrecht, Director of Economic Development paid a visit to the HLRS.

After a welcome by Director Prof. Michael Resch, who gave a short introduction to HLRS's position and role in HPC the visitors had a look at Hazel Hen a Cray XC40 which is the fastest supercomputing system in Germany.

Impressions on the subjects of Herrenberg´s city planning as well as Forbach´s hydroelectric power station given in the Virtual Reality Lab were a further highlight. A discussion about a collaboration of scientists and artists in the frame of the cultural activities of the city of Stuttgart closed the visit.