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Code Together is an interview series that explores challenges at the forefront of cross-architecture development. We’ll talk with those at Intel and across the industry who are forging a path on this often treacherous journey through an increasingly diverse, data-centric world. Join the conversation at

Code Together is an interview series that explores challenges at the forefront of cross-architecture development. We’ll talk with those at Intel and across the industry who are forging a path on this often treacherous journey through an increasingly diverse, data-centric world. Join the conversation at


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Code Together is an interview series that explores challenges at the forefront of cross-architecture development. We’ll talk with those at Intel and across the industry who are forging a path on this often treacherous journey through an increasingly diverse, data-centric world. Join the conversation at






Building Common Standards for Python Data APIs

Adoption of Python has been enormous over the last decade. Why? It’s easy to use, accessible, versatile and can be used for AI, machine learning, data analytics, data visualization, and all types of science. Tune into how 3 experts are involved in building common standards for Python data APIs that can help users use a […]


A Big Step Forward: Moving Ginkgo to oneAPI

Ginkgo is a production-ready, sparse linear algebra library used for HPC on GPU architectures. It’s now using oneAPI cross-architecture programming to support its foundational design with a high level of performance portability, and focus on software sustainability. ExpertsHartwig Anzt at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Univ. of Tennessee, and Terry Cojean of KIT provide […]


SciVis Unveils a Billion Cells, Covid-19 & Invisible Monsters

Scientific visualization (SciVis) is providing new insights in health care and many other research areas in ways that we couldn’t imagine a decade ago. It’s an evolving field where extracting visualizations from very large data sets can improve analysis, diagnosis and patient outcomes while reducing costs – or even uncover hidden discrimination. Hear from Teodora […]


ZIB’s oneAPI Story: Discovering Portability across Multi-vendor Hardware

Heterogeneous programming is challenging for developers because it’s been difficult to code or forces compromises in performance. oneAPI is working to break that mold. Many HPC research centers, enterprises and developers are now adopting oneAPI. Hear from experts at Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) on their oneAPI story: “We want to have most code portability across […]


Building Cross-architecture, Cross-vendor Tools for HPC Application Developers

Just as a carpenter needs tools to build a house, a developer needs tools to write code and programs. This often means relying on other coders to develop tools and building on that foundation. Xiaozhu Meng, a research scientist at Rice University shares the progress of the HPC Toolkit Project. It’s focused on performance tuning […]


Advancing Bioinformatics with Modern Hardware, HPC Compute + Software

Bioinformatics is advancing health-care research by using computation to understand biological data. It’s useful for large complex data sets used in determining gene and protein functions, establishing evolutionary relationships, and predicting 3D shapes of proteins. Two experts, Sergio Santander-Jimenez at University of Extremadura, and Ricardo Nobre of INESC-ID, are combining the power of modern hardware […]


Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists & Coders

The next generation of scientists and coders need more than a love of science and technology. The use of supercomputers in digital design to simulation pose opportunities solving the world’s biggest questions. Katherine Riley, director of science for Argonne’s Leadership Computing Facility, and Joe Curley, Intel senior director of oneAPI products, solutions and ecosystem, share […]


Extending the Roofline Model

INESC-ID researchers Aleksandar Ilic and Diogo Augusto Pereira Marques reveal their journey in extending Roofline Modeling for use in application optimization, known as the Cache-aware Roofline Model, or CARM, which has been incorporated into the Intel® Advisor tool and recognized with an award from the HiPEAC community in Europe. They are now taking this model […]


A Renaissance at the Intersection of Media & Technology

Despite its tough challenges, our global pandemic has opened the door to big opportunities, ushering in incredible innovation in visual effects and the discovery of amazing talent regardless of location. Real-time technology and tools, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and the rise of volume rendering, in conjunction with geometric rendering, are transforming storytelling. Collaboration on […]


Driving Innovation Further Faster through Open Standards

Dr. Ruymán Reyes Castro, CTO at Codeplay Software, and Kevin Harms, Senior Software Developer at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, talk about their collaboration with the National Energy for Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Lawrence Berkeley Lab to enhance the LLVM-based DPC++ open source compiler, based on the SYCL standard, to support Nvidia GPUs. They […]


Blazing a Trail in DPC++

Epistasis detection holds great promise for the prevention and treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes and breast cancer. INESC-ID researchers Aleksander Ilic and Rafael Torres Campos are collaborating with other researchers and developers across Portugal through the HiPErBio Project to advance the precision and efficiency of epistasis detection, using oneAPI DevCloud, Intel CPUs and […]


Acceleration at the Edge

“It’s really exciting to see all the sorts of things that are becoming smart in our daily lives,” remarks John Melonakos, CEO & co-founder of ArrayFire. In this episode, John talks about the challenges he sees as heavy computational workloads move closer to the edge, and how important data parallelism and open standards are in […]


On a Mission of Disaster Management & Scientific Discoveries

We explore the critical role of visualization and visual analytics in disaster management and medical research with Paul Navrátil, Director of Visualization at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), and Jim Jeffers, Sr. Principal Engineer and Sr. Director of Advanced Rendering and Visualization at Intel. Paul reveals TACC’s approach to recent weather crises, as well […]


Porting GROMACS Across Heterogeneous Architectures

In this second episode about GROMACS, one of the world’s most widely used open source molecular dynamics (MD) applications, we explore the quest to simplify portable, performant programming with Erik Lindahl, Biophysics Professor at Stockholm University & KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and Roland Schulz, Parallel Software Engineer at Intel. Andrey Alekseenko, Postdoctoral Fellow at […]


Expanding the SYCL 2020 Ecosystem with hipSYCL and DPC++

Open standards underpin the future of heterogeneous programming, and as Intel Principal Engineer Jeff Hammond points out, SYCL has proven in many ways that “standards don’t cost you a thing and you get portability.” A modern C++ language, SYCL has demonstrated amazing growth and now boasts four implementations—ComputeCpp, triSYCL, hipSYCL and DPC++. hipSYCL Creator Aksel […]


Igniting the Next Generation of Deep Learning

Increased processing power, massive amounts of data, and the development of more advanced algorithms have brought deep learning to the forefront, and TensorFlow has emerged as one of the world’s most popular machine learning frameworks. Penporn Koanantakool, Google Senior Software Engineer, and Ramesh, Intel Principal Engineer, share how their teams are collaborating to optimize TensorFlow […]


A Proving Ground for Open Standards

Andrew Lumsdaine, Chief Scientist at Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing, shares his journey in parallelism, from the HPC community’s early skepticism of and eventual move to C++ to build large systems, to his pursuit to develop a series of C++ libraries to strike at the contradiction between abstraction and performance, to today’s reality that parallelism […]


At the OpenMP Forefront

Who better to have a spicy discussion with about #OpenMP than Tim Mattson and Bronis de Supinski? These two have truly lived at the forefront of the amazing, decades-long OpenMP journey, from its inception to its preeminence as a foundational tool for HPC application programmers. Listen to what’s coming in 5.1 and beyond, how the […]


Celebrating Women Innovators: Two Trailblazers Who Are Advancing Technology

Denisa Constantinescu, a PhD student in Mechatronics, and a researcher in the Computer Architecture Department at the University of Malaga, and Maura Tokay, a lead software programmer at Science Systems and Applications, Inc., and a computer scientist within the Department of Agriculture, share how their work is helping advance the fields of robotics, economics, manufacturing, […]


In Pursuit of the Holy Grail: Portable, Performant Programming

Dr. Tom Deakin, senior research associate and lecturer in the High-Performance Computing Research Group at the University of Bristol, and Dr. James Brodman, software engineer at Intel, unpack the tricky topic of performance portability to reveal what this concept truly means and ways to achieve it. As contributors to the Khronos SYCL Working Group—from the […]