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PRACE Awards at EuroHPC Summit Week

16 May 2019

On Thursday 16 May, at the closing plenary of PRACEdays19, during the EuroHPC Summit Week, PRACE presented the PRACE Awards. Serge Bogaerts, Chair of the EuroHPC Summit Week Organisation & Programme Committee, and managing Director of PRACE aisbl, presented the following four PRACE awards to excellent scientists and researchers:

The PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC was presented to astrophysicist Debora Sijacki of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. She sent a video recording of her presentation. 

The PRACE Best Scientific Presentation Award went to Michele Buzzicotti of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy for his presentation on “energy cascade in rotating turbulent flows” during the PRACEdays19 scientific parallel track on physics.

The PRACE Best Industrial Presentation Award was awarded to Oriol Lehmkuhl of Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) for his presentation on “high fidelity simulation of vortex induced vibrations for flow control and energy harvesting” which summarised the results of the VIVALdI project.

Martin Golasowski of IT4Innovation national supercomputing center and VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic won the PRACE Best Poster Award for his poster entitled “distributed environment for traffic simulations”.