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External Review on Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba (2014-2019) on Feb. 19-21, 2020

External Review on Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Date February 19th (Wed), 20th (Thu), 21st (Fri), 2020
Place Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba

 

External Review Committee

Chair Prof. William Gropp (National Center for Supercomputing Applications, USA)
Vice Chair Prof. Masaki Sato (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
 
  • Prof. Chris Sachrajda (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton, UK)
  • Prof. Lars Hemquist (Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, USA)
  • Prof. Pieter Maris (Iowa State University, USA)
  • Prof. Angel Rubio (Theory Department / Center for Computational Quantum Physics, Max Planck Institute for Structure and Dynamics Matter / Flatiron Institute, Germany / USA)
  • Prof. John Zhang (NYU-ECNU Center for Computational Chemistry, New York University Shanghai, China)
  • Prof. Shiguang Miao (Institute of Urban Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, China)
  • Prof. Hiroshi Nakashima (Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu (Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
  • Prof. Bruce H. Thomas (School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, the University of South Australia, Australia)

Schedule

DAY-1  (Feb 19th)

Overview of CCS (Workshop Room)

Chair: K. Yabana
9:30-10:30 Opening & Introduction to CCS (T. Boku, Director of CCS)
10:30-11:00 Activities and Results 2014-2018 (M.Umemura, ex-Director of CCS)
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
Chair: H. Kitagawa
11:20-11:40 Supercomputer-I: Oakforest-PACS System (O. Tatebe)
11:40-12:00 Supercomputer-II: Cygnus System (T. Boku, Director of CCS)
12:00-12:20 ILDG/JLDG activities (T. Yoshie)
12:20-12:35 Multidisciplinary Cooperative Research Program (T. Nakatsukasa)
12:35-12:45 Visiting Cygnus Supercomputer
12:45-14:00 Lunch

Activities & Collaborations of Divisions (Workshop Room)

Chair: D. Takahashi
14:00-14:30 REPORT: Division of Particle Physics(Y. Kuramashi)
14:30-15:00 REPORT: Division of Astrophysics (M. Umemura)
15:00-15:30 REPORT: Division of Nuclear Physics (T. Nakatsukasa)
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
Chair: T. Amagasa
15:50-16:20 REPORT: Division of Quantum Condensed Matter Physics (K. Yabana)
16:20-16:50 REPORT: Division of Life Science (Y. Shigeta & Y. Inagaki)
16:50-17:20 REPORT: Division of Global Environmental Science (H. Kusaka)
17:20 Wrapping up DAY-1
17:30-18:30 Reception (Meeting Room A)

DAY-2 (Feb 20th)

Activities of Divisions (cont’d) (Workshop Room)

Chair: M. Umemura
9:30-10:00 REPORT: Division of High Performance Computing Systems (T. Boku)
10:00-10:30 REPORT: Division of Computational Informatics: Database Group (H. Kitagawa)
10:30-11:00 REPORT: Division of Computational Informatics: Computational Media Group (Y. Kameda)
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
Chair: Y. Shigeta
11:20-11:35 Project Office for Exascale Computational Sciences (K. Yabana)
11:35-11:50 Project Office for Exascale Computing System Development (T. Boku)
11:50-12:05 Department of Computational Medical Science (M. Umemura)
12:05-12:20 Project Office for AI & Big Data (T. Amagasa)
12:20-12:35 Project Office for HPCI (Y. Kuramashi)
12:35-14:00 Lunch

Breakout Sessions

14:00-18:30 Division of Particle Physics
Reviewer: Chris Sachrajda
Room:
SB-1112
Division of Astrophsyics
Reviewer: Lars Hemquist
Room:
CCS-Workshop
Division of Nuclear Physics
Reviewer: Pieter Maris
Room: 
SB-911-1
Division of Quantum Condensed Matter Physics
Reviewer: Angel Rubio
Room: 
CCS-C
Division of Life Science
Reviewer: John Zhang
Room: 
SB-1001
Division of Global Environmental Science
Reviewer: Masaki Sato, Shiguang Miao
Room: 
CCS-B
Division of High Performance Computing Systems
Reviewer: Hiroshi Nakashima, William Gropp
Room: 
CCS-A
Division of Computational Informatics: Database Group
Reviewer: Jeffrey Xu Yu
Room:
SB-911-2
Division of Computational Informatics: Computational Media Group
Reviewer: Bruce H. Thomas
Room:
SB-1111
19:00-21:00 Committee Meeting with Dinner

DAY-3 (Feb 21st)

Activities of Divisions (cont’d) (Workshop Room)

Chair: T. Nakatsukasa
9:30-9:45 Liaison Office for Multidisciplinary Computational Sciences (D. Takahashi)
9:30-10:00 Promotion Office for Computational Sciences (D. Takahashi)
10:00-10:15 The Bureau of Public Relations and Strategy (K. Sekiya)
10:15-10:35 Coffee Break

Future Plans (Workshop Room)

10:35-11:05 Future Plan of CCS (T. Boku)
11:05-12:40 Private Lunch Meeting by Committee
12:40-13:40 Open Discussion