Webinar - Neocortex Overview and Upcoming Call for Proposals
Presented on Monday, October 4, 2021, 2:00 - 3:00 pm (ET), by Paola Buitrago, Director of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), and Natalia Vassilieva, Ph.D. (Cerebras Systems Inc.).
This webinar gave an overview of Neocortex, a deployed NSF-funded AI supercomputer at PSC. Neocortex, which captures groundbreaking new hardware technologies, is designed to accelerate AI research in pursuit of science, discovery, and societal good. Join us to learn more about this exciting new system and how to be part of the next group of users. Neocortex has been deployed at the PSC early 2021 and currently supports research in drug discovery, genomics, molecular dynamics, climate research, computational fluid dynamics, signal processing and medical imaging analysis.
The topics covered included:
- Overview of Neocortex, including hardware configuration and specs
- Criteria for ideal users and applications
- Upcoming CFP: How to apply for access to Neocortex
This webinar used the Zoom conferencing system. The connection details were sent after completing the registration process.