Sunita Chandrasekaran, User Adoption Chair of OpenACC, is among selected faculty members to receive Dean’s awards in 2020 from Levi T. Thompson, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware. An expert in high-performance computing (HPC), computational science, application benchmarking, bioinformatics and more, Chandrasekaran has received the Excellence in Teaching Award.
This month's OpenACC Highlights focuses on OpenACC Summit 2020 and GPU Bootcamp,a complete schedule of upcoming events, OpenACC and base language parallelism, FortranCon2020, VASP 6, OmpSs-2@OpenACC version of the ZIPC application, new resources and more.
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In the context of the EPEEC project, the organization is introducing support for tasks written in OpenACC or with the OpenMP target directives, to exploit heterogeneous environments with SMP cores and GPUs. The current status of the development is that the organization has integrated their OmpSs-2 programming model with the PGI compiler, and are able to generate parallel tasks automatically for the GPUs, based on directive annotations.