Dr Lee Margetts elected Vice-Chairman of the PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee
Dr Lee Margetts has been elected Vice-Chairman of the PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee. PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, provides Europe's "leadership class" supercomputing infrastructure. The systems and services accessible through PRACE are provided by 4 PRACE members (BSC Spain, CINECA Italy, GCS Germany and GENCI France), a commitment valued in excess of €500 million. The PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee is responsible for guiding PRACE in the development of its business engagement strategy. In addition to its academic and scientific goals, PRACE aims to promote the adoption of supercomputing in industry, boosting the economic impact of HPC in Europe. Lee joined the PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee in May 2013 and was elected as Vice-Chairman in November 2015.