Governor Inaugurates Super Computing Facilities For VSSUT

KalingaTV News Network
October 24, 2017

Odisha Governor Dr. S.C. Jamir inaugurated PARAM Shavak supercomputing facility for Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Burla of Sambalpur district through video conferencing system from the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday.

The supercomputing ecosystem will enable to create and develop skills to meet the engineering, research and industry demands, with a capacity of solving multi-disciplinary grand challenges in science and engineering that employ computational science and deep learning techniques.

Inaugurating the facility, the Governor said that this facility will benefit students, faculty and research scholars and will raise the standard of research and technical acumen to enable them to gain a competitive edge in their careers.

Today supercomputing has become a reality in the new world order. The creation of supercomputing infrastructure will facilitate multi-disciplinary engineering research, using high performance computing techniques, enabling technologies, high end computational research and innovation, Dr. Jamir observed.

VSSUT has partnered with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Ministry of Electronics and IT to set up the PARAM supercomputing system.

Prof. E. Saibaba Reddy, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Secretary, Skill Development and Technical Education, Executive Director, CDAC among others participated in the inaugural ceremony.