14 Students Awarded SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships

Today SIGHPC announced the first-ever recipients of the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowship. The fellowship is funded by Intel and was announced at the high performance computing community’s SC conference in November of last year. Established to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate degrees in data science and computational science, the fellowship is designed to help students from racial/ethnic backgrounds that have not traditionally participated in the computing field. The fellowship provides $15,000 annually for study anywhere in the world. Investments such as this one are critical in creating long-term change in the demographics of the computing workforce,” explains Cherri Pancake, Vice President of ACM and professor and Intel Faculty Fellow in EECS at Oregon State University. “Efforts to raise awareness, to educate organizational leadership about the…


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