On November 25, the joint UPCOE-UPERDFI Task Force met to plot the steps for the successful implementation of the multi-million project that will significantly enhance research productivity in the College. Motivated by the suggestion of donor Manuel V. Pangilinan that we should think not only of a 1,200-core HPC but maybe 5,000 to 10,000 cores, the discussion included UPERDFI members who have experienced building and running research and data centers: Dr. Joel Marciano who led the building of the 4,500-core facility at the DOST Advance Science and Technology Institute; Elzar Dodjie Simon who runs the IT infrastructure of New York University; and VP Dante Briones, who had built and managed data centers in the Philippines.
Borland Development Corporation Sponsors Pablito R. Hao Chua Professorial Chairs
The Borland Group, led by President Vicente Hao Chin Jr. and VP Araceli Chan, has decided to set up two professorial chairs in honor of Pablito R. Hao Chua. A UPERDFI Member, Pablito was the Read more…