Transforming the Future

ISC 2022 Student Cluster Competition

We congratulate Team Heidelbears from the Heidelberg University, Germany, for placing first in the onsite ISC 2022 Student Cluster Competition (ISC SCC), and Team Diablo from the Tsinghua University, China for capturing the top spot in the online edition of the ISC SCC.  

In close cooperation with the HPC-AI Advisory Council, ISC was able to offer 16 STEM student teams (from all the habitable continents) the opportunity to compete in the online competition* that ran from December 2021 through May 2022. Five teams, namely the European teams, were able to travel to ISC to compete on the show floor from May 30 – June 1.

The online and onsite winners were announced in a grand ceremony, witnessed by a hall full of people.

Online Winners

  • First Place Winner: Team Diablo, Tsinghua University, China
  • Second Place Winner: Team SYSU-SCC, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
  • Third Place Winner: Team SUST, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Onsite Winners

  • First Place Winner: Team Heidelbears, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • Second Place Winner: Team RACKlette, ETH Zurich University, Switzerland
  • Highest LINPACK Winner: Team Heidelbears, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • Fan Favorite Winner: Team NotOnlyFlops, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC)

*The online competition was held on the servers of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh) and SciNet (University of Toronto). We thank them for their help and generosity.

The ISC SCC 2023 submission dates will be announced in August 2022. You can follow the development of the next competition on Twitter: #ISC22_SCC.

HPCAC-ISC Student Cluster Competition 2022 Onsite Award Ceremony