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David Abramson wins gold at ACS Digital Disruptors Awards
University of Queensland’s Research and Computing Centre (RCC) won a gold Australian Computer Society Digital Disruptors Award for its latest high-performance computer Wiener.
RCC Director is Academy Fellow Professor David Abramson, who attended a gala to claim the award with a colleague.
Professor Abramson said he was delighted to be one of the winning entries two years in a row.
“We have leveraged several disruptive technologies in Wiener to deliver stunning performance on key problems,” he said.
Wiener is a specialist machine for processing large volumes of imaging data and provides significant computing capability for enhancing images from UQ’s advanced microscopes.
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