May 2-6: GPU Programming Hackathon

Hackathon set in collaboration with Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility


8:47 a.m., Feb. 1, 2016--A call for submissions is open for a GPU Programming Hackathon to be held at the University of Delaware from May 2-6 in collaboration with Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility

The deadline for submissions is March 4.

Mentors from national laboratories, universities, and vendors will work with student teams during the hands-on hackathon workshop.  

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“We are looking for teams of three to six developers with scalable applications to port to or optimize on a GPU accelerator,” says Sunita Chandrasekaran, assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences

“The goal is for teams to leave either with applications running on GPUs or with a clear roadmap of how to get there.”

Visit the website or email Chandrasekaran at for more information.

Article by Diane Kukich

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