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Isambard 3: Your future GW4 supercomputer

Join us to learn how GW4's new NVIDIA Grace™ World TOP500 supercomputer can facilitate your future research.

  • 10 Oct 2023, 10.00am to 10 Oct 2023, 11.00am BST (GMT +01:00)
  • Milner Centre for Evolution, University of Bath
  • This event is free

On-campus talk by Professor Simon McIntosh-Smith

In just a few months' time, Bath academics and PhD students will get access to a powerful next-generation World TOP500 supercomputer.

GW4 has secured £10 million UKRI funding and is building Isambard 3, an Arm®Neoverse™ NVIDIA Grace™ supercomputer for AI and cutting-edge scientific innovations.

A wide range of research software will run on Isambard 3 and the new environment is expected to facilitate advancements in most academic disciplines. Find out more.

Join us for this exciting on-campus talk by Simon McIntosh-Smith, Principal Investigator for Isambard 3 and Professor in High Performance Computing at the University of Bristol.

In this talk, Simon will explain how Isambard 3's significantly upgraded performance will enable new research and technological advancements in areas such as:

  • astrophysics
  • artificial intelligence
  • biotech
  • clean energy
  • life sciences
  • materials engineering
  • medical sciences and more!


Simon is Professor in High Performance Computing at Bristol and PI for Isambard 3. His research focuses on advanced computer architectures and performance portability, and he plays a key role in developing national HPC services.

Come along to this 45 minute talk and Q&As

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Seminar Room, 2. floor, Milner Centre for Evolution.

Milner Centre for Evolution University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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