As part of a nationwide program aimed at increasing girls' interest in science and technology, students from local schools gained hands-on experience with supercomputing.

The High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) and Supercomputing Center of Wuhan University, China will cooperate on technology and training projects.

Investigators at HLRS and the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have launched a new collaboration to identify opportunities and limitations of computer simulation in social research.

Using a "blended learning" approach, the Supercomputing-Akademie will provide engineers and computer scientists with skills necessary for high-performance computing.

A new multidisciplinary committee will provide counsel on how computer simulation can benefit society and help address its key challenges.

In one project the institutes plan to cooperate on developing tools for more easily visualizing simulation results.

Using HLRS computing resources, scientists at the University of Stuttgart have been partners in designing and realizing an experimental facility that could help make wind power generation feasible in new areas.

A multi-institutional team gives the cosmology community a world-class simulation to study how the universe formed.

A workshop at HLRS identified issues that need to be addressed if commercial companies are to take full advantage of increased computing power.