EECS Supercomputing Club Shines in 2024 Single Board Cluster Competition

We are thrilled to share some exciting news from the EECS Supercomputing Club! In the recently concluded 2024 Single Board Cluster Competition (SBCC), the Club achieved remarkable success, showcasing dedication and expertise in high-performance computing.

Here are the highlights of the Club's achievement:

    (1) First Place in HPCG Benchmark: The Club cluster, powered by 22 Orange Pi 5 boards, secured the top place in the HPCG benchmark category. This achievement reflects the Club members' commitment to pushing the boundaries of computational performance.

    (2) Second Place Overall: Not only did the Supercomputing Club excel in the HPCG benchmark, but it also clinched the second place overall in the competition. The Club's collective efforts and strategic approach paid off, demonstrating their prowess in cluster computing.

    (3) Highest HPCG Score: The Club's outstanding 25.182 GFLOPS HPCG score set a new standard among all participating teams. This remarkable achievement wouldn’t have been possible without the relentless support of the Club's members and mentors.

    Financial support for the EECS Supercomputing was generously provided by EECS and I2S.

    Congratulations to the members and faculty advisors of the EECS Supercomputing Club for their outstanding performance and dedication to advancing high-performance computing. Their success is a testament to the collaborative spirit and innovative thinking within our department.

    The EECS Supercomputing Club design


    The KU Supercomputing Club members from left Shad Ahmed, Shahul Hameed, Sam Lindsey, Owen Krussow, Jamie King, Abir Haque, and Yara Al-Shorman.