New Year has started!

Happy New Year!
I am Daiki Nakai, a first-year master’s student.
In Takizawa Laboratory, seminars started on January 5.
I’ll do my best in 2023!

Presented at HiPC

I am Shimomura, a specially-appointed associate professor in Takizawa-Takahashi Laboratory.
I have presented my research results at an international conference (HiPC) held in Bangalore, India from December 18-21. Through the presentation, I was able to have valuable experiences such as interacting with researchers from different cultures.
The temperature in India rose to about 28°C during the daytime, which was quite different from Japan, which was just then undergoing an intense cold wave. Although we had a minor accident when Dr. Takizawa and I got separated at the airport during our flight connection on the way back to Japan, we managed to return home safely.

Presented at the PDCAT’22

Hello, my name is Ide, M2.
I recently attended the international conference PDCAT held from December 7 to 9.
PDCAT is a conference on HPC applications and technologies and has been held in various countries, but the 23rd conference was held in Sendai.

Three members of Takizawa Laboratory presented at the conference. Here are their impressions of the conference.

Jin Yifan: Hello, this is D1 student Jin Yifan.
At PDCAT22, I had the privilege of presenting my research, Towards Priority-Flexible Task Mapping for Heterogeneous Multi-Core NUMA system, as a regular paper.
I received many valuable questions and comments.
I will further improve my existing work based on them.As an audience, I also enjoyed the conference.
The presentations and posters brought by the other participants were very interesting.
They helped me to keep up to date with the latest trends in my field of research.

Sugawara: This was my first conference in a face-to-face format, but I was able to complete my presentation without any major mistakes. I think it was a great experience for me as a student.

Ide: I was quite nervous because I was not used to presenting in English, but I received a lot of advice and opinions, and it was a very valuable experience for me.
I also learned a lot from the presentations and poster sessions by others, listening to a wide range of talks, from fields close to my own research to fields I was not familiar with.

I would like to continue to do my best so that I can further develop my research based on the advice and opinions I received at the conference.

Mr. Sun became a member of our lab.

Hi, everyone! My name is Sun Xiangcheng. I am a third grade PhD student of Xi’an Jiaotong University in China. I am really excited to be a member of Takizawa Lab as a special research student since Oct 2022.
Before coming here, my main work was to combine lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) of computational fluid dynamics with high-performance computing (HPC) in engineering applications. I hope to learn some knowledge about high-performance computing, performance evaluation and supercomputing, and make some meaningful progress here.
I appreciate the opportunity this Lab provided. And I am looking forward to communicating with all professors and students here about research and culture!

Presentation at the 187th HPC Workshop

I am Nakai, a first-year master’s student.
I have just participated in the 187th HPC workshop held at the Okinawa Industry Support Center on December 1 and 2.
I was very nervous because it was my first presentation at a research meeting.
Based on the comments I received from the participants, I will do my best in my future research life.

Exhibit at SC22

Our research division hosted a booth at SC22, the largest international conference and exhibit in the field of high-performance computing. This year, SC was held in Dallas, Texas, from November 13 to 18. Cyberscience Center has been jointly hosting a booth with the Institute for Fluid Science and Institute for Materials Research of Tohoku University at every SC. It has been three years since we hosted a booth in-person at SC19, the last SC held before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please see this page for Cyberscience Center’s exhibit.

Profs. Takizawa and Takahashi gave talks at WSSP 34

Professor Takizawa and Assistant Professor Takahashi gave talks at the 34th Workshop on Sustained Simulation Performance (WSSP34) held on October 24 and 25, 2022.

WSSP is a biannual international workshop jointly organized by Cyberscience Center and High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart. This time, speakers gathered at Cyberscience Center in-person, whereas attendees joined the workshop online. The program of the workshop is available here.

  • Hiroyuki Takizawa, Keichi Takahashi, Yoichi Shimomura, Ryusuke Egawa, Kenji Oizumi, Satoshi Ono, Takeshi Yamashita, and Atsuko Saito, “AOBA: The most powerful vector supercomputer in the world”
  • Keichi Takahashi and Gerald M. Pao, “Challenges in Scaling Empirical Dynamic Modeling”

We did a big cleanup of the lab.

Hello, this is Koda from B4.

The other day, as the summer vacation was over, all the students did a big cleanup of the laboratory.
The cleaning included air conditioner filters, servers, and other areas that cannot be cleaned in the normal laboratory cleaning process.

I hope we can continue to do periodic cleanups to make our lab environment even better!

Mr. Wassapon Watanakeesuntorn from NAIST visited our lab

Wassapon Watanakeesuntorn, a Ph.D. student from the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) in Nara, Japan, visited our laboratory. While his stay at our laboratory from September 6 to 16, he interacted with students and also gave a talk about his Ph.D. research.
He told us that he enjoyed visiting several tourist spots around Sendai over the weekend. Below is a photo of grilled beef tongue, one of the specialities of Sendai, taken by Wassapon.

We held the launch of the first semester

Hello. I am Yanai, a B3 student who has been a member of Takizawa Laboratory since spring.

The other day, we had our first semester launch!
We could have held it offline, but due to the re-expansion of Corona, we decided to hold it online. I had never had a face-to-face meeting in my laboratory.
I was a little disappointed, but the conversation was lively online and it was a fun meeting.