Science in Japan Forum 2006

The Eleventh “Science in Japan” Forum

Supercomputer and its Applications

Sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Cosponsored by National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation,
U.S. Department of Energy, and American Association for the Advancement of Science
Organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Washington Office

at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC on June 16, 2006

8:30 am-9:00 am Registration
9:00 am-9:10 am Opening Remarks by Dr. Akira Masaike, JSPS Washington Office
Morning Session  
9:10 am-9:30 am Moderator’s Speech
Thomas Zacharia
Associate Laboratory Director, Computing and Computational Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
9:30 am-10:20 am Supercomputing in Japan
Yoshio Oyanagi
Dean, Faculty of Informatics, Kogakuin University
(Abstract& Biographical Notes)
10:20 am-10:40 am Coffee Break
10:40 am-11:30 am Outline of Japanese National Project on Development and Application of Advanced High-performance Supercomputer
Kenichi Miura
Professor, Information Systems Architecture Research Division National Institute of Informatics
(Abstract & Biographical Notes)
11:30 am-12:20 pm Overview of Petaflop/s Projects in the U.S.
Horst D. Simon
Associate Laboratory Director, Computing Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(Abstract& Biographical Notes)
Afternoon Session  
1:50 pm-2:10 pm Moderator’s Speech
Stephen Meacham
Program Director, High-Performance Computing, Office of Cyberinfrastructure, National Science Foundation
2:10 pm-3:00 pm Architectural View and Low Power Technology for PFLOPS Computing
Taisuke Boku
Professor, Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba
(Abstract& Biographical Notes)
3:00 pm-3:50 pm Building a Supercomputing Pipeline from Genome Sequence to Protein Structure and Drug Design
Yutaka Akiyama
Director, Computational Biology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
(Abstract& Biographical Notes)
3:50 pm-4:10 pm Coffee Break
4:10 pm-5:00 pm Loosely Coupled Approach on Nano-Science Simulations
Mutsumi Aoyagi

Professor, Computing and Communication Center, Kyushu University
(Abstract& Biographical Notes)

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