High Performance Computing at DST: An update

Dr John Taylor1

1DST, Canberra, Australia


The presentation will provide an overview of the new HPC and Computational Science program at DST and its future development. The talk will cover the major research challenges where DST is applying HPC and computational science. Potential opportunities for collaboration will also be identified


Professor Taylor is currently Program leader HPC and Computational Science at DST, Research Group Leader Computational Platforms at CSIRO and Adjunct Professor at the Research School of Computer Science at ANU. He has written more than 140 articles and books on computational and simulation science, climate change, global biogeochemical cycles, air quality and environmental policy, from the local to the global scale, spanning science, impacts and environmental policy.

John Taylor’s research has been widely cited and attracted significant media attention. Professor Taylor has worked as a Computational Scientist and group leader both at the Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory and at the Atmospheric Science Division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. John was Senior Fellow in the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago and has served on Advisory Panels for the US National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the US National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. John is a Fellow of the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand.


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