Adding GPUs – microprocessors found on graphics cards that manage video displays – to the existing banks of CPUs, like those that power personal computers, will boost the power of the campus supercomputing from trillions of computer operations per second (TeraFLOPS) to a level of thousands of trillions of computer operations per second (PetaFLOPS).
He will join the Blair School faculty to teach a course this fall on the art of songwriting and the famed Nashville Number System.
If students take a faculty role following graduation, 85 percent of the loan is forgiven for working four years as a full-time faculty member. The remaining 15 percent is payable over a 10-year period.
F. Peter (Fred) Guengerich, interim chair of the Department of Biochemistry, is the recipient of the 2010 R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, presented by the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics.
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