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Hossein Pourreza, High Performance Computing Specialist

Hossein Pourreza Takes Home Award from Annual High Performance Computing Symposium

Pourreza recieves Award of Excellence for his dedication

June 30, 2016 — 

Hossein Pourreza, of the U of M, won one of this year’s Awards of Excellence for his dedication to helping improve the ability of users to take advantage of high performance computing resources.

Mark Dietrich, President and CEO at Compute Canada announced the latest recipients for the Compute Canada Awards of Excellence in recognition of the outstanding support provided to the Canadian research community.

The awards presentation took place at an awards Gala as part of the annual High Performance Computing Symposium (HPCS) in Edmonton, Alberta. This event celebrates and recognizes exceptional advanced research computing support and expertise.

Read the full profiles of the Compute Canada Awards of Excellence Winners.

“Our experts help Canadian researchers accelerate and amplify their results,” said Mark Dietrich, President and Chief Executive Office at Compute Canada. “Individuals were nominated by the research community and by their colleagues because they made a difference, helping our users make better use of Compute Canada’s advanced research computing capabilities, and helping Canadian researchers achieve the excellence that we all strive for.”


Compute Canada, in partnership with regional organizations ACENET, Calcul Québec, Compute Ontario and WestGrid, leads the acceleration of research innovation by deploying state-of-the-art advanced research computing (ARC) systems, storage, and software solutions. They provide essential ARC services and infrastructure for Canadian researchers and their collaborators in all academic and industrial sectors.

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