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HPCMS 2015 : The First International Workshop on High Performance Computing for Advanced Modeling and Simulation of Materials


When Nov 16, 2015 - Nov 19, 2015
Where Austin, Texas, USA
Submission Deadline TBD
Categories    mathematical modeling   high performance computing   parallel computing

Call For Papers

The First International Workshop on High Performance Computing for Advanced Modeling and Simulation of Materials (HPCMS 2015)


Supercomputers are rapidly evolving as advances in architecture and semiconductor technology. High performance computing has been applied to accelerate material advanced modelling and engineering. The current trend will provide challenges in parallelism because of increased processing units, accelerators, complex hierarchical memory systems, interconnection networks, storage and uncertainties in programming models. The interdisciplinary collaboration is becoming more and more important in high performance computation. Realistic material simulation needs to combine material modeling methods, mathematical models and parallel algorithms for exploiting supercomputers effectively.
The workshop focuses on novel mathematical modeling, parallel algorithms, high performance computing tools and experiences in large-scale material science and engineering applications and supercomputers. The program aims at bringing different expertise including domain experts, applied mathematicians and computer scientists together to discuss the interdisciplinary research of modeling methods and parallel algorithm design for the simulation of materials performance on current and future supercomputers.

List of topics

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
Numerical methods and parallel algorithms for the advanced modeling and simulation of materials
Use of hardware accelerators (MIC、GPUs、FPGA) and heterogeneous hardware in computational material science
Mathematical modeling and high performance computing tools in large-scale material simulation
Programming model for material algorithm scalability and resilience
Visualization on material data
Multi-scale modeling and simulation in materials science
Performance modeling and auto-tuning methods in material simulation
Big data of materials science
Accelerate disspative particle dynamics by hardware accelerators
Large-scale material modeling based on the new features of message passing programming model


Paper submissions deadline: September 1, 2015
Notification to authors of acceptance: October 1, 2015
Camera ready papers due: November 1, 2015
Workshop date: November 16, 2015


Please submit full papers in PDF or doc format via the submission system not email submissions. Papers must be written in English.
It is planned to publish the proceedings with Springer in their Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series (final approval pending). CCIS is abstracted/indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago, Scopus.To qualify for publication in CCIS, all submissions must meet the paper length and other requirements of CCIS.More information on CCIS can be found here: and Springer conference paper templates can be find in the author’s instruction page here:
Regular Page Limit: 10 to 15 pages in the LNCS/CCIS one-column page format
Short Page Limit: 6-8 pages in CCIS format
The best papers are invited to submit extended version to the special issue: COMPHY_HPCMS2015 in Computer Physics Communications (IF2014:3.112) indexed in SCI.

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