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CHPC/SAWS Webinar Invitation

As part of CSIR celebrating women this Womens Month, the CHPC will be hosting its monthly research webinar this Friday (27 August) with Dr Mary-Jane Bopape from the South African Weather Service (SAWS).

Dr Bopape is a senior manager and researcher at the South African Weather Service. She holds a PhD degree in meteorology from University of Pretoria, and has worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Reading. She has also worked for the CSIR's former Natural Resources and Environment and CHPC units with a focus on climate change studies. She is part of the third cohort of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Next Einstein Initiative Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science.

She is leading a weather and climate project to assist with the implementation of the SADC Cyber-Infrastructure Framework. She is a 2019 Climate Research for Development fellowship grantee.

She was recognised by the President of South Africa as a pathfinder in his 9 August 2019 speech on women’s day. She is a co-recipient of the 2008 World Meteorological Organization award for young researchers. Joining her for the research webinar is Dr Michael Barnes who is a meteorologist working in the Marine Unit of SAWS. Webinar Title: SAWS Atmospheric and Marine Numerical Weather Prediction: Research and Operations

When: Aug 27, 2021 12:00 PM Johannesburg

Register in advance for this meeting:

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Applications open for the 2021 Student Cluster Competition

The CHPC Student Cluster Competition gives undergraduate students at South African universities exposure to the High Performance Computing (HPC) industry. At the CHPC’s 2021 National Conference teams 'may' build small HPC clusters on the exhibition floor, or work on international supercomputing platforms from hardware provided by the CHPC and its industrial partners. The winning team is entered into the ISC Student Cluster Competition hosted at the 2022 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Germany.
Applications are now open
If you are applying from an institution outside of South Africa, please use this link

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NVIDIA, in collaboration with the CHPC, will host an online GPU Bootcamp Training event on 10-11 Dec 2020.

Make sure to visit the link below for full details and to apply for participation. Note that the training is free, but that attendance numbers will be limited. If you are interested, make sure to apply for participation before the application deadline of 29 Nov 2020.


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CHPC National Conference 2020 registrations open

Registrations for the 14th CHPC National Conference are now open. 

The conference will include both the DIRISA and SANReN tracks and will run from 30 November to 2 December 2020 as a fully online conference. 

Please visit the conference site for more info. 

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2020 11:51

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