Shaping Tomorrow

ISC 2021 Student Cluster Competition Finals

Congratulation to the ISC SCC 10th Student Cluster Competition winners!

Competition Results

1st Place Award: Diablo team, Tsinghua University, China
2nd Place Award: Supernova team, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
3rd Place Award: Jinan team, Jinan University, China

  Diablo team, Tsinghua University, China

Honorable Mention
: SYSU team, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU), China
Highest LINPACK Performance Award: Tsinghua University, China
Fan Favorite: NotOnlyFLOPs team, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

To view the team introductions, application overview, and hardware discussion at the Student Cluster Competition 2021 please click here.

The competition was co-organized with our partner, the HPC-AI Advisory Council. 


ISC 2021 SCC Summary

The ISC 2021 Student Cluster Competition (SCC) enabled international teams of university students to showcase their expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition that fosters critical skills, professional relationships, competitive spirit and lifelong comraderies.

In its 10th year and held in partnership with the HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC), 13 student teams had the opportunity to showcase systems of their own design, with the goal to achieve the highest performance across a series of standard HPC benchmarks and applications.

The competition ran on The National Supercomputing Center (NSCC), Singapore’s Aspire supercomputer, and the University of Toronto’s Niagara supercomputer. The competition started May 24 and ended July 1, culminated by an award ceremony.

These were the 13 teams participating in the ISC 2021 SCC:


To view the agenda and for further information on the ISC 2021 Student Cluster Competition please click here.

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