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South Ural State University (supercomputer)

The South Ural State University is justly considered to be the center of educational, scientific, cultural and sporting life of the Chelyabinsk region.
Founded in 1943 as Chelyabinsk Mechanical Engineering Institute, today the University is in the top ten among 96 universities of the country in the Ministry of Education rating and is in the Alpha league of Russian universities. That is the highest part of rating among all of the Russian universities.

The university teaches more than 57,000 students, employs more than 5,000 people. Among the lecturing personnel there are more than 330 professors and 1,500 associate professors.

The university comprises 36 faculties, including faculties of military training, pre-university training, two special faculties of retraining and advanced training of specialists with higher education, further education institute and open distance education institute. The university has 13 branches in various cities of Russia. Bachelors, masters and specialists are taught in accordance with 218 higher education programs.

The SUSU is an innovative university investing in modern scientific and educational base and establishment of a powerful supercomputer center. That allows us to train highly qualified specialists for science and industry with knowledge and practical experience in advanced high-performance computing and engineering simulation, as well as participate in solving the problems of development of scientific potential and economy not only of the Chelyabinsk region but of the whole Ural Federal District.

In June 2008, an innovative energy-efficient supercomputer, “SKIF-Aurora SUSU” was installed in the South Ural State University which has a National Research University status. It is the world's first supercomputer based on modern Intel Xeon processors and high-performance liquid cooling system containing a wide range of unique world-class domestic innovative products.

Computing complex “SKIF-Aurora SUSU” is a new generation supercomputer solution. Interaction on the base of supercomputing technologies has already begun. So with the help of clever hardware various problems have been solved for OJSC “FORT Technologies”, Kyshtym Knitting Factory, Chelyabinsk Tube Rolling Plant, Scientific and Production Enterprise “Fine-Grained Metal Powders", Makeyev State Rocket Center, Ural Stampings Plant.

Web site:  www.susu.ac.ru

Address: Lenin Street, 76, Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinsk Region, Russian Federation, 454080
Phone: +7 (351) 267-99-00

Created: November 12, 2010
Updated: June 26, 2012

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