Student Cluster Competition

SC14 will again feature the Student Cluster Competition (SCC) as an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition. Held in collaboration with the Communities Program, the Student Cluster Competition is designed to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance computing community. For more information, visit the official SC14 Student Cluster Competition page.

Pictured: The University of Texas SC13 team after learning they won the overall competition. Read more about their win from last year.

Eric Dawson
Jimmy Given
Jae-Min Jo
David Kessler
Year in school: Senior
Major: Biology Honors
Hometown: Houston, Texas
# of Cluster Competitions: 2
Cluster Team Role:
  • Team Captain
  • NAMD
  • Cluster Setup
Year in school: Senior
Major: Computer Science and Math (dual)
Hometown: Houston, Texas
# of Cluster Competitions: 2
Cluster Team Role:
  • HPCC
  • HPL
  • Cluster Administration
Year in school: Junior
Major: Electrical Engineering
Hometown: Pohang, South Korea
# of Cluster Competitions: 1
Cluster Team Role:
  • NAMD
Year in school: Senior
Major: Mathematics
Hometown:
# of Cluster Competitions: 1
Cluster Team Role:
  • ADCIRC
Suvamsh Shivaprasad
Aaron Villalpando
Reid Mckenzie
Julian Michael
Year in school: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
# of Cluster Competitions: 2
Cluster Team Role:
  • Matlab
Year in school: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown:
# of Cluster Competitions: 1
Cluster Team Role:
  • Matlab
Year in school: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Born in Summit NJ, family now resides in Austin TX
# of Cluster Competitions: 1
Cluster Team Role:
  • Student Advisor
Year in school: Senior
Major: Computer Science and Physics
Hometown: Plano, Texas
# of Cluster Competitions: 2
Cluster Team Role:
  • Student Advisor

*Student Advisors