The OpenMP ARB announces the appointment of Barbara Chapman to its Board of Directors. Barbara Chapman is a professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and of Computer Science, at Stony Brook University. She is also director of Computer Science and Mathematics at Brookhaven National Lab, where she leads an effort to evolve OpenMP and its implementation for large-scale scientific applications. Barbara aims to improve outreach and training activities to facilitate the adoption of OpenMP.
Genomic sequencing is being leveraged for a wide range of applications such as helping plant breeders select for traits for higher-yielding, more nutritious, and disease-resistant crops; diagnosing and treating diseases; and tracing the ancestry of organisms in the tree of life. With the cost of this technology dropping precipitously since the advent of High-Throughput Sequencing (HTS), sequence data are being generated at an accelerating pace, challenging the ability to store, process, and analyze it. more...
REMINDER The deadline for submitting complete papers for the 13th International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP 2017) has been extended to May 5th, which is only a few days away! The deadline for submitting abstracts for OpenMPCon 2017, which is co-located with IWOMP, is June 1st. Conference Dates: OpenMPCon September 18-19 [...]
OpenMP will be hold a BoF session at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. OpenMP® at 20: What's new? Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB) celebrates this year the 20th anniversary of its incorporation and of the release of the first OpenMP API specification for parallel processing. The first two events that will form part of the official celebrations are hereby announced.