HPC in the UK

Over the last ten years, computational science has emerged as a major driver for innovation across the research spectrum. In fields as diverse as pharmaceuticals and nanotechnology, High Performance Computing (HPC) has dramatically accelerated the delivery of scientific insights; simulation and modelling supplanting traditional experimental-based methods through their cost efficiency.


Academic Members Aberdeen Aston Bath Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Cardiff Cranfield Dundee Durham Edinburgh Exeter Glasgow Huddersfield Hull ICR ICL KCL Kingston Lancaster Leeds Leicester Liverpool Loughborough LSE Manchester Newcastle Northumbria Nottingham Oxford Portsmouth QMUL Queens Belfast Reading Sheffield Southampton St Andrews Strathclyde Surrey Sussex UCL UEA Warwick York Affiliate Members AWE BBSRC (NBI) Cancer Research …


The HPC Special Interest Group aims to promote the use of High Performance Computing (HPC) and other forms of high end computing, such as high throughput computing (HTC) in academia, by members working together and promoting best practice in HPC provision, management and support. It also seeks to promote the uptake of HPC and HTC …


Role Name Institution Chair Christine Kitchen Cardiff University Vice-chair Graeme Murphy University of Hull Communications Martin Callahagn University of Leeds Treasurer Richard Martin Strathclyde University Secretary Aaron Turner Loughborough University

Becoming a member

For general enquiries or to register interest in joining the HPC-SIG as a new institution please get in touch via HPC-SIG-ENQUIRIES at JISCMAIL.AC.UK   There is an annual membership fee for each institution that is a member of the HPC-SIG, currently (June 2016) £150 p.a., to cover meeting costs. The membership fee is payable once per institution, …