Golden Spike Awards 2017 Presented

06 October 2017
Golden Spike Awards 2017 Presented

For the 20th time in the history of HLRS, the national research community using the HPC computing resources of HLRS met in Stuttgart-Vaihingen for the annual HLRS Results and Review Workshop.

During the two day event with 61 attendees, the participants were given the opportunity to present and discuss the research projects they had been working on over the last 12 months. Of all projects presented at the HLRS Results and Review Workshop, the steering committee of HLRS chose three particularly excellent ones to honor them with a special trophy:

The HLRS Golden Spike AWARD

was presented to

Johannes Letzgus (Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics, University of Stuttgart)
Optimization and HPC-Applications of the Flow Solver FLOWer

Volker Springel (Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Zentrum für Astronomie, Heidelberg University)
Cosmic large-scale structure in the IllustrisTNG simulations

Thorsten Zirwes  (Steinbuch Centre for Computing / Scientific Computing und Simulation, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Engler-Bunte-Institute / Combustion Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Automated Code Generation for Maximizing Performance of Detailed Chemistry Calculations in OpenFOAM