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RIKEN's Matsuoka Wins 2022 IEEE Seymour Cray Award


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Satoshi Matsuoka, director of RIKEN Center for Computational Science

Satoshi Matsuoka has led basic research projects that formed a technological basis of modern exascale supercomputers and large AI clusters.

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Satoshi Matsuoka, director of RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS), has been named recipient of the 2022 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award.

The award is presented in recognition of innovative contributions to high-performance computing systems. It consists of a crystal memento, a certificate, and a $10,000 honorarium. Matsuoka is being recognized for "long-term global leadership in supercomputing system design, such as TSUBAME and Fugaku."

Since April 2018, Matsuoka has been the director of R-CCS, Japan's top-tier national HPC center, which developed and hosts the Fugaku supercomputer, the fastest supercomputer in the world according to all four major supercomputer rankings in 2020 and 2021.

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