NCSA’s McGinty Leading Proposal for New Network of Supercomputing Centers June 3, 2022 In the News IndustryInstitutional Partnerships Share this page: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Representatives from supercomputing centers at the inaugural International Association for Supercomputing Centers session at ISC22. Photo credit: Hartree Centre By Andrew Helregel Director of Industry for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications Brendan McGinty is one of four representatives from supercomputing centers from around the world who debuted a proposal for the International Association of Supercomputing Centers at ISC 2022 in Hamburg, Germany. IASC will help connect publicly funded supercomputer centers to collaborate and navigate worldwide issues and research while fitting into the current network of regional and national entities that already exist. Portrait of Brendan McGinty Anything that’s already in motion, we’re a plus. We’re more resources, we’re more intel, different perspectives.Brendan McGinty, NCSA director of Industry McGinty added that IASC will aim to reach new audiences and new collaborators that may not be possible in the current environment. “The ability, though, for this organization … to take interest groups, if you will, and create perhaps more confidential discussion is there,” McGinty added. “It is the ability to reach all of these audiences in that non-political manner that allows for some of these other connections to happen that may, perhaps, otherwise not have occurred.” Read more about IASC in this article from HPCwire.