On May 25th, 2017, deputy director of the Intellectual Property Office of Jiangsu Province - Wei Shi et al. visited National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi. The director of the administrative office – Jiming Wu hosted the reception.
The reception group first invited Director Shi to visit the exhibition hall of the supercomputing center to have a general idea of the center, for example, the construction progress of the center, the layout design of floors and the IT rooms, direction of business and some application cases. During the visiting, the performance features of the “Sunway TaihuLight” supercomputer are specifically introduced.
After visiting the exhibition hall, the reception group walked visitors through the advertising video of “Sunway TaihuLight” and went on a site visit to see the “Sunway TaihuLight” supercomputer. Jiming Wu presented to Director Shi some key technologies like high-density assembly, high efficiency direct current supply, water cooling and so on.
As of now, “Sunway TaihuLight” not only won the second straight title for TOP 500, but also received the highest award in high-performance computing application – The ACM Gordon Bell Prize, which is a breakthrough for China in regard to this Prize. Beyond to that, Jiming Wu also introduced to Director Shi the future development plans of the supercomputing center. Director Shi expressed his high expectations and best wishes for the wonderful development of the center in the future.