Artifact Details

Title

The Fujitsu Donation Event at the Computer History Museum, lecture by Dr. Rupak Biswas et al.

Catalog Number

102703178

Type

Moving image

Date

2008-09-12

Credits

Biswas, Rupak; Urano, Tetsu; Takamura, Moriyuki; Hirose, Naoki; Miura, Kenichi; Zmyslowski, Al

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA, US

Format

DVCAM

Description

From website http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com: "Fujitsu has donated to the Computer History Museum several processor components developed for the Numerical Wind Tunnel (NWT) and the Fujitsu VPP series supercomputer, VPP500, VPP300/700, and VPP5000. The NWT ranked No. 1 in the world when it debuted in the Top 500 Supercomputer Sites list in November 1993. The museum will accept the gift at a ceremony at the Computer History Museum which will also feature a discussion of NWT/VPP contributions to computational fluid dynamics advancement, and the direction of petascale computing at Fujitsu.

Speaking at the event will be: Dr. Rupak Biswas, division chief, NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division; Mr. Tetsuo Urano, head of American operations, Fujitsu; Mr. Moriyuki Takamura, chief architect NWT/VPP (currently fellow, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited); Dr. Naoki Hirose, Sr. research scientist (retired), National Aerospace Laboratory (NAL) of Japan; and Dr. Kenichi Miura, fellow, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited (former head of Supercomputing Division, Fujitsu America). The event will be moderated by Al Zmyslowski, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Fujitsu Computer Systems."

Category

Lecture

Lot Number

X5033.2009