Friday, 20 December 2013

NVIDIA Corporation award for Big Data researchers

NVIDIA Corporation has awarded Dr Blesson Varghese, from Computer Science, two Tesla K40 GPU accelerators worth over £11,000. The Tesla K40 GPUs were launched last month and Blesson’s winning proposal was ‘GPU Acceleration for Real-time Predictive Analytics’ which will be pursued at the Big Data Lab in collaboration with Dr Adam Barker from Computer Science and Prof Peter Donnelly from the School of Medicine.