Bavarian Super Students: SC19 FAU Cluster Team

At this year’s Supercomputing conference (SC19), the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) will once again sponsor some of Germany’s brightest collegiate minds, supporting a national student team participating in the prestigious Student Cluster Competition (SCC) which runs Nov. 18–20 at SC19 in Denver, Colorado. Team “deFAUlt”, consisting of six undergraduate students representing the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), is one of four European teams entering the student competition. In total, 16 teams qualified to participate in this year’s student challenge, with six other teams representing hosting country USA, five teams coming from China and one Singaporean team rounding out the group of competitors.