Key Date

Dec 20th, 2013 registration due

Feb 27th, 2014, proposal submission due (preliminary challenge)

Apr. 21 - 25, 2014, final challenge




Preliminary Contest

Quantum Espresso

source code

3D-EW result
verification code

3D-EW testing

LICOM source code
and workload




82 teams registered

(in alphabetical order of university names)

Name of the university Team introduction Team Slogan
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University(哈萨克国立大学)
Anhui University None More faster,More beautiful.
Belarusian State University In 1990s the Belarusian State University was the largest scientific and educational center not only with impressive achievements and traditions, but also with a number of problems caused by serious contradiction in the development of society. June 27, 1991 the Supreme Soviet adopted the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Belarus and the Belarusian people faced the vital task of the development of a sovereign state.

In today’s competitive world, our main goal is to prepare students for a wide variety of careers, equipping them with the advanced skills for academic and professional success.
Teamwork divided the task and multiplies the success
Chang'an University We are a young team from department of computer science of Chang'an University, full of life and passion. We are young, we are the world, we are HPC.
China University of Mining and Technology We come from CUMT. We are working hard for HPC. There is one dream of us in ASC14.
China University of Petroleum We are a dream, dynamic team. This time, we will be doing all firepower ! Go Go Youth !
Chongqing University Our team includes 5 high computer fans.All of us are udergraduate students foucs,fast,first
Dalian University of Technonogy A very yong team, most of the members even have little experience in parallel programming, but we are interested in this game. We join, and we enjoy ! I CAN DO IT !
East China University of Science and Technology Located in the southwest of Shanghai, a center of commerce, finance, culture and industrial production of China, East China University of Science and Technology is a dynamic and prominent research-intensive university with high teaching quality. Always No.1
Hangzhou Dianzi University Prof. Yigang Wang has abundant experience on CUDA programming, and has undertaken NSF with the capacity of GPU. The interest of Dr. Peng Du mainly concentrates on continuous collision detection based on multi-core CPUs and many-core GPUs. Meanwhile, the five students have good programming foundation, which can guarantee the project finished well. The faster, the better.
Harbin Institute and Technology We are a team based on undergraduates, echo of us had plenty of  experiences programming, both C++ and Java , Delphi ,etc. Our advisor Pro. Liu is a great teacher in our school and we all love cooperating with him. Don't rid, don't up. We succeed together!
Harbin University of Science and Technology We are  superman, from Harbin University of Science and Technology,School of Computer Science and Technology. Think Big,Have Passion
Hong Kong Baptist University To be submitted. To be submitted.
Huazhong University of Science and Technology We are from HUST. No Slogan for HUST!
Hubei University We come from Hubei University. Each of us has different skills. We love computer science and we also want to make full use of our knowledge. We just want to try it!
hubei university of technology coding now  program  future coding now  program  future
Hunan University (湖南大学) Our team of ASC2014 challenge is made up of 7 people, 5 students and 2 teachers. We entered the competition last year and made a great progress. The 5 students come from the same class called LiDa computation class of Hunan University, we are crazy about High Performance Computing. Also our teacher LI, Kenli is the master of the National supercomputing Center in Changsha. Hope we can make ourselves bigger and stronger! 山有猛虎,海有蛟龙,湖大超算,卧虎藏龙。
Hunan University of Science and Technology We come from the high performance computing and cloud computing research team of our university. The name of our team is FastLight. You Can if You Try.
Jianghan University Jianghan University Innovation
King Abdulaziz University This team has been formed from three different departments aiming and having a big dream, trying to do our best to achieve our goal and represent our faculty and university. Dream...Believe...Achieve
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals A multi-disciplinary, ambitious team of bright and enthusiastic undergraduate students from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). One spirit, one team, one win!
Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology We are five boys from NUIST. We join this game just for enjoying this game. One Team, One Dream.
Nanyang Technological University We are from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore! We consists of various backgrounds from science and engineering, and we love HPC! [Will be decided later]
National Tsing Hua University Our group is young but historic. Since 2007, the team of National Tsing Hua University has participated in Student Cluster Competition held by Supercomputing Conference in each of the past 6 years. Over the years, our department has established a training program led by professors with expertise in parallel computing and senior students with competition experience. The program not only helps to train the new team members, but also allows us to accumulate knowledge and experience learned from each contest. So we are proud to be part of the program and eager to win another competition with confidence and desire.
Our team formed in January, 2013, and composed of five team members. None of us had any experience in high-performance computing. But drawing from our interest and enthusiasm, we gather together and work really hard to learn the knowledge in HPC filed from scratch. Our hard work also paid off after a few months of training when we won the student competition (TSCC) held in our country, Taiwan. We were excited about the outcome, and enjoying the process. Ever since, we has been planning to take part in another international competition and challenge ourselves in a higher level ever since.
National University of Singapore Hello! We are team from the National University of Singapore (NUS). Still undecided.
National Unversity of Defense Technology NUDT is one of the most famous university in high performance computer design and implementaion. In 19th Nov.,it's Tianhe-2 supercomputer won the first place in Top500 list and its undergraduate students won the highest HPL arward in SCC13. 我们为自己代言!
Ningbo University We are interested in ASC Efficient,Fast,Performance
Northwestern Polytechnical University We are young,so let's set the world on fire.We can burn brighter than the sun Chasing After The Sun
Purdue University We are Team Purdue, we have been participating in cluster challenge since the first event. We have benefited greatly from these competitions in education and job placement. We are excited to come compete in Asia. Boiler Up
Shandong Normal University (we will introduce our team later!) DO US BEST
Shandong University We are from the School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University. We are interested in HPC architecture and applications. 竞速时代,山大最快!
Shandong University,Weihai We come from shandong university,weihai.we want to understand the supercomputing, love of supercomputing. we will do the best! 计算天下,志在未来!
South China University of Technology We are undergraduate students from  South China University of Technology. All of us major in
Software Engineering. As for our Advisor, Mr Chen,
He knows a lot about Parallel Computing. We all have great interest in  HPC architecture and applications. Therfore, we decide to participate in this competition----- ASC14.
St.Petersburg State University Founded in 1724, St. Petersburg State University is the oldest institution of higher education in Russia. During almost 300 years of its existence University secured the right to be acknowledged as one of the best institutions of higher education in Russia: its rich history, modern large-scale research activities, development and innovations make our University ahead of the curve in the field of Russian science.

At present, there are more than 32,000 students in our University, receiving education in more than 323 specialties in 20 faculties. University's staff comprises almost 14,000 people, including nearly 6,000 teachers (1,000 Doctors of Science, over 2,000 Candidates of Science, 42 Academicians of state academies) who represent 289 academic departments. The University has everything to enjoy studies, hobbies and research: the richest Research Library named after Maksim Gorky, research institutes, museums, the big University publishing house, the University choir of students, graduates and teachers, clubs etc.

In November 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a law granting St. Petersburg State University the special status of "a unique scientific and education complex, an oldest institution of higher education in Russia being of a great importance to the development of the Russian society". The right of giving its own diplomas with the official symbols of the Russian Federation has also been granted to University.
Nordic steadfast
Suleyman Demirel University A team from Suleyman Demirel University of Kazakhstan. Alga SDU!
Sun Yat-sen University Sun Yat-sen University, originally known as Guangdong University, was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (also called Sun Zhongshan), a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th century. The University is located in Guangdong Province, an area neighboring Hong Kong and Macao, which is at the forefront of China`s reform and opening up.

Being one of the leading universities in the People`s Republic of China, Sun Yat-sen University is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary university, including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technical sciences, medical sciences, pharmacology, and management sciences.

Sun Yat-sen University team has invoked in the finals of ASC12 and ASC13. At ASC14, we will make more effects for the better result.
Faster than ever before
Taiyuan University of Technology

With pleasure our team named TYUT participates in this competition for the first time, and all members are from Taiyuan University of Technology (TUT), a university having a long history of more than one century and a good development of 111 years, which is included in the “Project 211” — the national higher education promotion program for 100 top universities in China.

Based on the traditional spirit of our university, “Dare To Be Original, Dare To Be Superior and Dare To Be Challenged”, everyone of TUT has been working and studying hard in progress. As is known to all, knowledge starts with practice, we as the new need the practice terrace to test our level of HPC for helping us grow and make progress. ”Be Realistic, Be Original”, is our team slogan, and we are actively preparing and looking forward to ASC14.

Be Realistic,Be Original.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university. The CUHK team is composed of talents from different fields of expertise. Led by Dr. WONG Tsz-yeung and Prof. LEUNG Kwok-Sak, the team is nurtured with the knowledge of parallel computing and system administration. Veteran team members, Mr. LAU Man-Kin and Mr. YIU Man-Tung, who had played important roles in ASC’13 finals, are still with the team, and, needless to say, their goal is to seek for a higher glory. Certainly, Man-Kin and Man-Tung are excellent role models for the three new team members. Mr. CHUNG Yiu-ting from Computer Science, Mr. PANG Yui-Tik from Physics, as well as Mr. NG Wai-Ho from Mathematics and Information Engineering are injecting new energy to our team. Our heart is set and we are ready! (In Cantonese)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Our team name is Polyu Blaze. We are all computing students. We are born to be computian , there 's nothing we couldn't solve in competition!
Tianjin University From High Proformance Computing Lab of Tianjin University We Come, We Do, We Achieve
Tsinghua University We are the team from Tsinghua University. This is our third time to participate in the Asia Supercomputer Challenge. Our team is led by the experienced Prof. Huang Xiaomeng, who has led Tsinghua teams to win two straight ASC Championships. This time, we are a fully fresh group with excellent members, who have strong background in Olympic Informatics and HPC engineering experience. Though created not for long, our team will be totally devoted to preparing for the Challenge and looking forward to winning the third championship in ASC2014! Nothing is true, everything is permitted.
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology UNIST is a young research-oriented institution, founded just in 2007. UNIST is one of the fastest developing schools in South Korea, and it is now trying to be a world class institution.
UNIST is currently promoting Korean national supercomputing research in accordance with the support of Korean national supercomputing center - KISTI. ASC 14 will be the second time UNIST participates in international supercomputing competition.
We are doing our best to challenge more experienced world class teams.
Korean Wave in HPC!
University of Colorado We are the University of Colorado Student Cluster Team

We have competed in Student Cluster Challenges at SC07, SC08, SC09, SC10, SC11, & SC13.  Awarded Special Recognition SC08 and winning the linpack catagory at SC09. We have also competed in ISC12 and ISC13 and have been invited back to ISC14.
Go Buffs!

(our school mascot is a Buffalo)
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China This is team from Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UESTC. Teamwork makes the dream work.
University of Miskolc We are a group of computer enthusiasts from the University of Miskolc, Hungary. The field of HPC is relatively new for us, but we're open to new challenges and curious about new technologies and solutions in the IT industry. We would like to gain more experience in the field of supercomputing and cloud technology. HPC++ !
University of Mumbai(Ruia College)
University of São Paulo The team Apuama -- from the native Brazilian language, tupi-guarani, that means stream, fast -- has been established after a visit of Prof. Yuefan Deng to Brazil, in October 2013, for collaboration in a project for design of network topologies for supercomputing using symmetries. Currently, our team is composed by 5 students but we have been able to attract two more students and will search for more. This team is an embryo of an Institute devoted Supercomputing at University of São Paulo. Our aim is to develop a complete set of skills, from hardware to software. This is going to give us the necessary knowledge to participate and, hopefully, contribute to further development of the field. Vai Apuama!
University of Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski" Our team consists of students in different areas in physics - particle, atomic and molecular physics, as well as biophysics. We work in the field of molecular dynamics simulations and we have significant HPC experience with the bulgarian BlueGene/P supercomputer. We are familiar with the compilation and execution of hybrid CPU/GPU scientific software and lately started working on some optimization of MIC software. Think parallel.
University of the Western Cape Team Youdubs (Eugene, Nicole, Warren and Saeed) from the University of the Western Cape (UWC) won the 2nd Annual Student Cluster Competition organised by the Centre for High Performance Computing. They were coached by Peter van Heusden from the South African National Bioinformatics Institute, an institute of UWC, and received outstanding rating for teamwork, cluster design and benchmark results. As they go into the 3rd year of their university studies (in Computer Science and Astro-Physics) they look forward to future success in cluster computing. Work together, build together, win together!
Wuhan University of Technology We are the team from Wuhan University of Technology. WUT was merged on May 27th 2000, from the former Wuhan University of Technology (established in 1948), Wuhan Transportation University (established in 1946) and Wuhan Automotive Polytechnic University (established in 1958). WUT is one of the leading Chinese universities under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education and one of the universities constructed in priority by the “State 211 Project” for Chinese higher education institutions; its Material Science and Engineering entered the “State 985 Project” for world excellent disciplines. WUT ranked 58 according to Times Higher Education's Asia University Rankings 2013 Top 100. The World Will Change With Our Dreams!
Xiamen University 大家好,我们来自素有中国最美丽大学之称的南方之强厦门大学。非常高兴这次能由我们代表厦门大学参加浪潮主办的ASC比赛。作为一支新军,虽然我们之前没有接触过超算比赛,但是我们有敢打敢拼的冲劲、不竭的好奇心和几年相处下来的默契,我们相信我们定能在这次的比赛中留下我们浓墨重彩的一笔! Compute the future!!!(计算未来)
Xi'An JiaoTong University Waiting Waiting
Xi'an University of Posts & Telecommunications The Xi'an University of Posts & Telecommunications School of Computer Science & Technology started into the High Performance Computing in 2011. Zhou Xiaohui, who is the scholar of the Bai Ren Scholars Plan of Shaanxi Province China, takes up the role as the Vice-Dean of the School of Computer Science & Technology, leading the research of HPC in Finance Risk Management. We are the sophomores of the School of Computer Science & Technology, and joined the Zhou Lab in July 2013. We enjoy the process of optimization and parallel developing. We like to be pushed to the limit, which leading us to the all new world. 挑战自己,成就新自我!
To be the all new!
Xidian university A team from xidian HPC Lab. 我秀我速
Xinyang Normal University The name of our team is Tianming.We are a dependable and serious-minded team which is full of youthful spirity! When we are in trouble, we will try our best to overcome it! All time is no time when it is past!
Zhejiang University(浙江大学)





北京航空航天大学 北京航空航天大学计算机学院参赛团队。 创新、团队、进取
北京师范大学 年轻的团队迸发出创新的力量 Innovation, and never stop
东北大学 东北大学在HPC学生开发领域是新丁,参赛的学生也是初涉HPC领域,但是东北大学的HPC具备良好的发展前景。东北大学是ChinaGrid二期一级计算节点单位,网络中心具体负责ChinaGrid东北大学节点建设与运维,具有良好的高性能计算使用环境。东北大学HPC相关专业众多,潜在的HPC开发者很多。我们将以此次大赛为契机,扩大HPC在东北大学的影响,让HPC在我们的科研教学以及学生未来的就业中发挥更大作用! 体验HPC魅力和活力,推动HPC深入科研和生活!
东南大学 我们是来自东南大学软件学院的一支队伍,对高性能计算、分布式处理有研究兴趣。希望通过竞赛能获得知识,结交朋友! 东南软件,勇攀高峰!
河北北方学院 本团队成员来自网络工程系,掌握通信、网络、信息安全等各方面的基础知识。组员多次获得国家奖学金、国家励志奖学金、一等奖学金等,有很强的学习创新能力,还有很好的团队协作能力与社会实践能力。 厚德、远志、笃学、创新
河南师范大学 TBC TBC
井冈山大学 新领域、新挑战
南昌大学(Nanchang University) 南昌大学空间科学与技术研究院正具有多年的高性能计算应用于研究历史,现在致力于建设南昌大学最大的高性能计算中心,为学校空间科学,食品科学,材料科学,物理科学等众多学科提供计算支持与服务。本参赛小组是由空间研究院从事高性能计算的研究人员牵头,相关计算机、通信、物理的本科和硕士学生组成,重在参加此届大赛,合作交流,加快科研人员和学生的培养,为学校高性能计算中心的建设提供前期基础。 借超算的翅膀,圆昌大的梦想
南阳理工学院 一支朝气蓬勃踏实认真的年轻团队。 充满着热情和梦想。 横下一条心,坚决要出线
上海大学 上海大学计算机学院、高性能计算中心 探索未知世界的捷径——高性能计算
上海交通大学 上海交通大学团队由学校高性能计算中心组织,由电信学院和软件学院的3名大四学生和2两名大三学生组织,带队及指导老师由中心派计算专员负责。 ASC14,我们一起加油!
武汉大学 我们是来自武大的团队,热爱和喜欢计算机;我们的导师是经验丰富的教授,团队中也有学生中的大牛,希望能借此次比赛学到更多知识。 自强   弘毅   求是  拓新
西安理工大学 西安理工大学计算机学院本科学生参赛 至强腾飞
西南石油大学 学习为主 学习为主
中国地质大学(武汉) 小组的每个成员都对超级计算有着浓厚的兴趣,并有一定的基础,希望可以通过这次比赛得到进一步的锻炼和学习。 追逐梦想,超越自我。
中国海洋大学 从事物理海洋数值模拟科学研究 志在参与



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