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The Potential Impact of High-End Capability Computing on Four Illustrative Fields of Science and Engineering
Discussion of study tasks and scope
George Strawn, NSF chief information officer and chair of NITRD steering group for the study (presenter)
Sally Howe, NCO/NITRD associate director
Initial thoughts from the computational science and engineering subgroup of the committee (Choudhary, Colella, Head-Gordon, Wooley) on the context, scope, and goals of the study.
Discussion leader: Phil Colella, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Plenary discussion of the charge, definitions, scope, plan of work, audience(s), and desired outcomes of the study and desired outcomes of the study
Overview of the important scientific and technological problems in astrophysics
Christopher McKee, University of California at Berkeley (by speakerphone)
NSF perspectives on the study
Arden Bement, NSF director
Note: NSF’s perspective is included as an example of an agency that relies on high-end computing. This does not imply that the study will focus preferentially on NSF interests.
Open discussion of the role of high-end computing in science and engineering
Reception (guests invited)
Saturday, September 30 Closed Session