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Lanzhou University Named an NVIDIA GPU Research Center


LANZHOU, China—Sept. 9, 2015—Lanzhou University today announced that it has been named a GPU Research Center by NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing.

GPU Research Centers are institutions that embrace and utilize GPU technologies across multiple research fields, and are at the forefront of some of the world’s most innovative scientific research. GPU computing leverages the parallel processing capabilities of GPU accelerators and enabling software to deliver dramatic increases in performance for scientific, artificial intelligence, deep learning, graphics, engineering, and other demanding applications.

Lanzhou University was recognized for its advanced research in construction of high density cloud computing, virtualization, animation rendering, video encoding, 3D computing, mathematical analysis, computational physics, big data mining and other fields using GPU technology.

As a GPU Research Center, Lanzhou University will have pre-release access to NVIDIA GPU hardware and software, the opportunity to attend exclusive events with key researchers and academics, a designated NVIDIA technical liaison, and access to specialized online and in-person training sessions.

About Lanzhou University:
Founded in 1909, Lanzhou University has been the best university in the northwestern region of China, ranking as one of the top 30 among over 1,500 universities across China. It is one of the key universities administered directly by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.

For further information, contact:
Prof. Qingguo Zhou
Distributed & Embedded System Lab