ASC17 Latest

  • The ASC17 winners have been selected through two months of rigorous prelim And here’s the challenge the Top 20 will face in the final
  • Check out the new ASC17 Best Popularity Prize!
  • The training materials are now on the KNL platform. All teams can access with their ASC17 KNL account and download the files.
  • The preliminary contest and login information have been delivered to all teams. Contact if there are questions.
  • ASC17 host revealed: Wuxi, China. Come get your hands on Sunway TaihuLigh, the new No.1 supercomputer in the world.
  • ASC17 online registration will be accepted starting from November 4 at
  • ASC17 starts recruiting collegiate host in Frankfurt, Germany Stay tuned on where you are going to compete next year!
  • ASC teams swept more prizes at ISC16! Tsinghua University won the second place and Shanghai Jiao Tong University was declared the third overall winner. Congratulations to all of you!
  • At ISC16, the team from Huazhong University of Science and Technology refreshed LINPACK's world record to 12.56 TFLOPS. Way to go!

ASC17 Timeline *

January 9

Team Registration Deadline
5 students + 1 advisor.

Preliminary Competition Notification


February 16

Opening Ceremony, Zhengzhou University


February 16-17

Training, Zhengzhou University


March 6

Preliminary Competition Proposal Deadline
Each team is to submit a proposal including the results and the code of the application optimization. All proposals will be thoroughly reviewed by the ASC17 Evaluation Committee.


March 13

Preliminary Competition Results Announcement


April 24-28 Final Competition, National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi
The finalists selected through the preliminary round will come to the 5-day on-site final competition. The teams will design and build a cluster under 3000W to conduct a benchmark test, an application on Sunway TaihuLight, an application on KNL, and other applications involving the latest technologies. Inspur Group will provide the server and equipment. At the end, all finalists will present to the ASC17 Judge Committee and introduce their system designs, the results, and the analysis.

* Subject to change


ASC17 On-Site Final

National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, China





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