Luminaries Welcomed the Newest HPC Resource on December 5, 2011

12/5/11  -  12/5/11

San Diego Mayor Sanders and other luminaries were present for the arrival of Gordon

On December 5, 2011, SDSC celebrated the arrival of Gordon at SDSC. San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, along with UC San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox; Alan Bletecky, NSF Director of Cyberinfrastructure; Daniel Kim, President and CEO, Appro; Shai Fultheim, Founder, President and CEO, ScaleMP; Mark Seager, Chief Technology Officer for the HPC Ecosystem, Intel; Larry Smarr, Director, Calit2; Nik Schork, Director of Research, Scripps Genomic Medicine and Director of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Scripps Translational Science Institute; as well as the late Allan Snavely, former SDSC Associate Director, were present for the momentous event hosted by SDSC Director Mike Norman. Attendees enjoyed talks, a cocktail reception, and informal tours of SDSC’s data center.