Challenges of a Systematic Approach to Parallel Computing and Supercomputing Education

  • Vladimir VoevodinEmail author
  • Victor Gergel
  • Nina Popova
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9523)


The scale of changes in the computing world dictates the need to introduce comparably major changes in the education system. Knowledge and skills with a strong foundation in parallelism concepts are becoming key qualities for any modern specialist. The situation cannot be changed by introducing just one training course; progress needs to be achieved in many direction at once, by developing supercomputing education infrastructure. This article is dedicated to presenting work performed in Russia to develop parallel computing, high-performance computing and distributed computing education as well as results which were obtained and lessons we have learnt from the national “Supercomputing Education” project.


Parallel computing Supercomputing High performance computing Higher education system School education Body of knowledge Computer technologies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny NovgorodNizhny NovgorodRussia

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