Five finalists compete for Nvidia 2016 Global Impact Award this week

Researchers use Tesla K40, Titan X, other Nvidia GPUs to accelerate scientific creativity This year’s Nvidia GPU Technology Conference starts today in San Jose, California and is an exciting opportunity for researchers to compete for their chance to win a $150,000 Nvidia research grant to drive forward groundbreaking scientific ideas aided in large part by GPU-accelerated computing. As of February 1st, Nvidia has announced five finalists to compete for its 2016 Global Impact Award, a yearly $150,000 research grant that goes to any researcher or institution that has used Nvidia GPU technology to make a positive social or humanitarian impact. This year’s finalist teams come from Stanford University, Imperial College London, George Mason University, Duke University and Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology.Stanford finalist: “GPUs Help Map Worldwide Poverty” One of…


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