Monthly Archives: May 2016

NASA SpaceApps Challenge 2016 Held at IUB

NASA SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program launched in 2012. It is one of the largest international annual hackathons, with a mission to develop innovative solutions to problems affecting us at home and in space. The 48-hour long hackathon takes place simultaneously in numerous major cities across the world. Community hosts nominate winning teams from their locality. A NASA ... Read More »

Meet Customized Supermicro 747-20 :: IUB’s First SuperComputer

On the 17th of May, 2016, Dr. Ali Shihab Sabbir, Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, unveiled IUB’s first ever High Performance Computer (HPC) to the faculty and students. This beast of a machine houses not one, but four NVIDIA K80 GPU accelerators having more than 8000 (2496 X 4) cores and 256 GB of ECC ... Read More »