Organizing Committee

The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation

(HPCS 2013) or

July 1 – July 5, 2013

Helsinki, Finland

In Cooperation with ACM, IEEE, and IFIP


Honorary General Co-Chairs:

Geoffrey C. Fox, Indiana University, Indiana, USA

Jean Gonnord, Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique (CEA), France

Thomas Lippert, Jülich Supercomputing Center, Jülich, Germany

General Co-Chairs:

Mohamed Bakhouya, Aalto University, Finland

Mads Nygard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Juha Plosila, University of Turku, Finland

Program Co-Chair:

Waleed W. Smari, Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp., Ohio, USA

Symposia, Workshops & Special Sessions Co-Chairs:

Masoud Daneshtalab, University of Turku, Finland

Ville Leppänen, University of Turku, Finland

Carsten Trinitis, Technische Universität München, Germany

Tutorials Co-Chairs:

Claudia Fohry, University of Kassel, Germany

Yun (Helen) He, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, USA

Per Öster, CSC – IT Center for Science, Finland

Panels Co-Chairs:

Pascal Bouvry, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Pasi Liljeberg, University of Turku, Finland

Sebastien Limet, LIFO - Université d'Orléans, France

Doctoral Dissertation Colloquium Co-Chairs:

David Hill, Blaise Pascal University, France

Laura Ricci, Universita' di Pisa, Italy

Tomi Westerlund, University of Turku, Finland

Demos & Exhibits Co-Chairs:

Sandro Fiore, Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change, Lecce, Italy

Gao Xiaozhi, Aalto University, Finland

Posters Co-Chairs:

Francesco Quaglia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

Timothy Stitt, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Seppo Virtanen, University of Turku, Finland

Publications Co-Chairs:

Eric Coatanea, Aalto University, Finland


Assistant Editor:

Vesna Zeljkovic, New York Institute of Technology - Nanjing campus, China

Awards Co-Chairs:

Hesham Ali, University of Nebraska – Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Salvatore Orlando, University of Venice, Italy

Jan Westerholm, Abo Akademi University, Finland

Registration Co-Chairs:

John McIntire, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA

Lindsey K. McIntire, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA

Barbara Frantom, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA

Publicity Co-Chairs:

Toni Cortes, Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Barcelona, Spain

Maode Ma, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Amir-Mohammad Rahmani, University of Turku, Finland

Industry Liaisons & Sponsorships Co-Chairs:

Maged M. Ghoneima, Nvidia Corp., Santa Clara, California, USA

Liang Guang, University of Turku, Finland


Social Events Co-Chairs:

Andrea Buda, Aalto University, Finland

Francois Chrisophe, Aalto University, Finland

Accounting & Finances:

Shelley L. Denney, SLD, Inc., Ohio, USA

Conference Software Systems Manager & Web Master:

Abdul Habra, Technology Exponent LLC, Michigan, USA

Committee Members at Large and International Liaisons:


Local Arrangements and Support Committee

Committee Co-Chairs:

Galina Medyna, Aalto University, Finland

Ethiopia Nigussie, University of Turku, Finland

Committee Members:

Mokammel Faisal, Aalto University, Finland

Nonsiri Sarayut, Aalto University, Finland

Ritola Tuomas, Aalto University, Finalnd

Thomas Canhao Xu, University of Turku, Finland