Nationwide Supercomputing Education Project
The rapid introduction of supercomputing technologies in everyday practice sets crucially new tasks for Higher Education system. It requires an extensive training of not only computing-competent users, but specialists in Parallel Computations and Supercomputing Technologies.
The Russian Federation Presidential Commission on the modernization and technological development of Russian economy Project “Formation of Highly Qualified Supercomputing Technology and Software, Specialist Training System” is now complete. The idea of the project was proposed by Rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University, academician Sadovnichy V.A. in 2009. The project was granted an immediate approval by the President of the Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev and planned for the period of 2010 — 2012. Under the project, the program to create a complete system of Russian Supercomputing Education was formed for the first time.
The strategic project objective is the formation of a nationwide highly qualified Supercomputing Technology and Software specialist training system.