On the morning of Aug. 13th, the opening ceremony of Sino-Norwegian International Partnership for Excellent Education and Research on High Performance Computing Data Science with Supercomputers (SUPERDATA for short) summer school was held at FIT Building. Prof. Rong Chunming from Stavanger University, Norway, Prof. Tor Skele from Simular Lab, Norway, together with teachers and postgraduates from Tsinghua Uniersity, Guangzhou Supercomputing Center, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and Zhongshan University attended the summer school. Cao Junwei, the vice director of RIIT, presided the opening ceremony and introduced the basic situation of RIIT. After the opening ceremony, various research and applications in the fields of in-depth learning, big data analysis, artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, energy internet and block chain technology were presented and discussed.
The summer school is part of SUPERDATA which was approved in Norway in 2017. Since its implementation, many academic exchanges have been held in Norway and China and summer schools and postgraduates visits are all funded by the Norwegian Research Council.