News GT@SC20 Overview High-Performance Computing for All, Everywhere Gordon Bell Finalist Uses Supercomputing to Connect the Dots Information overload is all too common in the modern world, particularly in academia. With millions of articles and academic papers, connecting concepts throughout bodies of work is no simple task. However, a breakthrough created by researchers from Georgia Tech and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) presents a way to link the millions upon millions of data points found throughout volumes of information. ACM/IEEE Recognizes Chair’s Service to Computer Science Community The College of Computing is proud to announce that Vivek Sarkar has received the 2020 ACM/IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. Sarkar is the chair of the School of Computer Science and holds the Stephen Fleming Chair for Telecommunications, and is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. Alum is Recognized for Outstanding Dissertation in High-Performance Computing School of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) Ph.D. alumnus Patrick Flick has been selected for the prestigious (ACM) SIGHPC Dissertation Award for 2020. AHUG at SC20: Arm HPC User Group Kicks off with 25 Presentations, Three Live Panels The first official Arm HPC User Group (AHUG) proceedings have begun with ~25 presentations now available, and three live (virtual) roundtable panels set to take place next week. AHUG is hosting the virtual event in partnership with Arm and in tandem with SC20 to promote the work done by Arm users over the past year. School of CSE and SCS Senior Research Scientist Jeff Young is helping lead this initiative as the newly elected director of AHUG.