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LUMI receives honors in 2021 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

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19th Annual HPCwire Awards Given to Leaders in the Global HPC Community

St. Louis, MO — November 15, 2021 — LUMI has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2021 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC21), in St. Louis, Missouri. The list of winners was revealed at the HPCwire booth at the event, and on the HPCwire website, located at LUMI was recognized with the following honor:

• Best Sustainability Innovation in HPC, HPCwire Editors’ Choice Award

The coveted annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with the global HPCwire community, as well as selections from the HPCwire editors. The awards are an annual feature of the publication and constitute prestigious recognition from the HPC community and are revealed each year to kick off the annual supercomputing conference, which showcases high performance computing, networking, storage and data analysis.

– Every year it is our pleasure to connect with and honor the HPC community through our Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, and 2021 marked an exceptional showing of industry innovation, said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of HPCwire.
– Between our worldwide readership of HPC experts and an unparalleled panel of editors, the Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards represent resounding recognition throughout the industry. Our congratulations go out to all of the winners.

– In the world of ever-accelerating climate change we as the science community need to provide the insight and innovation to tackle the crisis. LUMI is designed for zero carbon emissions with 100% hydroelectric power and excess heat reuse in district heating. We thank HPCwire for this recognition, and challenge our sister centers to follow the path, says Pekka Manninen, Director of LUMI Leadership Computing Facility.

More information on these awards can be found at the HPCwire website ( or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #HPCwireAwards.

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About LUMI
LUMI, one of the EuroHPC pre-exascale supercomputers and leading platforms for artificial intelligence, is located at CSC’s data center in Kajaani, Finland. It is one of the most eco-efficient HPC facilities in the world. The supercomputer is hosted by the LUMI consortium consisting of ten European countries.

More information

List of winners at HPCWire 2021 Awards

LUMI & Sustainable future