24th SPEEDUP Workshop

HPC Applications in Natural Sciences and Engineering

jointly organized by

the SPEEDUP Society,
the Swiss Center for Scientific Computing (CSCS/SCSC),
the Swiss Association of Computational Chemistry (SACC)

24-25 September 1998
Universität Bern
Institut für Exakte Wissenschaften, Vorlesungssaal 099
Sidlerstrasse 5

Final Program

Thursday, September 24, 1998

12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:15
Opening Address
P. Arbenz, Institute of Scientific Computing, ETH Zürich

Fluid Dynamics and VLSI Design

Session Chair: M. H. Gutknecht, CSCS/SCSC

13:15 - 13:45
Direct Numerical Simulation of Incompressible Turbulence at High Reynolds Numbers
S. Gavrilakis, Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, EPF Lausanne
13:45 - 14:15
Numerical Flow Simulation in Small Interstices of Rotating Machines
J.-D. Reymond, Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, EPF Lausanne
14:15 - 14:45
Parallel Multigrid Methods for the Continuity Equations in Semiconductor Device Simulation
K. Gärtner, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Berlin
14:45 - 15:30
Coffee Break

Fast Algorithms for the n-Body Problem

Session Chair: W. P. Petersen CSCS/SCSC

15:30 - 16:00
Vortex Methods and their Applications in Fluid Dynamics
P. Koumoutsakos, Institute of Fluid Dynamics, ETH Zürich
16:00 - 16:30
Cosmological Simulations Using Adaptive Particle-Mesh Methods
H. M. P. Couchman, Department of Astronomy, University of Western Ontario, Canada
16:30 - 17:00
Calculating the Structure and Chaos Owing to Gravity in the Universe
G. R. Lake, Department of Astronomy, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.
17:00 - 17:30
News on the Swiss-Tx Supercomputer Project
A. Gunzinger, Electronics Laboratory, ETH Zürich, and Supercomputing Systems AG
Common dinner sponsored by Compaq/DEC
Talk by D. Gillot, High Performance Technical Computing Manager Europe of Compaq

Friday, September 25, 1998

Domain Decomposition

Session Chair: H. H. Nägeli, Speedup Society and University of Neuchâtel

09:00 - 09:30
On the Design of Parallel Global and Local Weather Forecast Programs
O. Bröker, GMD/SCAI, St. Augustin and Institute of Scientific Computing, ETH Zürich
09:30 - 10:00
Large Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations using the Domain Decomposition Approach
D. Brown, Laboratoire de Chimie Théorique, Université de Nancy, France
10:00 - 10:45
Coffee Break

Computational Chemistry

Session Chair: H. P. Lüthi, CSCS/SCSC and SACC

10:45 - 11:15
Megahertz and Gigaflops: Protein NMR Spectroscopy and High-Performance Computing
P. Güntert, Institute for Molecular Biology & Biophysics, ETH Zürich
11:15 - 11:45
Large-Scale ab initio Simulations of Chemical Reactions
J. Hutter, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart
11:45 - 12:30
Building HPC Software Infrastructure: How Do We Best Couple Computer Science and Computational Science
P. Taylor, San Diego Supercomputer Center and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC San Diego, U.S.A.
12:30 - 12:45
Announcement of the 25th SPEEDUP Workshop
K. Decker, Speedup Society and CSCS/SCSC
End of the Workshop

The proceedings of the workshop will be published in the second 1998 issue of the SPEEDUP Journal, to appear in November 1998.

Contact Address

Dr. Peter Arbenz
Workshop Chair
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Institute of Scientific Computing
ETH Zentrum, IFW C25.1
8092 Zurich , Switzerland
Tel: +41 (1) 632 74 32
Fax: +41 (1) 632 11 72
E-mail: arbenz@inf.ethz.ch