Centers & Labs

RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science

Operations and Computer Technologies Division

Director: Fumiyoshi Shoji (Ph.D.)
Fumiyoshi  Shoji(Ph.D.)

Operations and Computer Technologies Division is engaged in research and development of advanced usage technologies and advanced operation technologies of the K computer in conjunction with large facilities such as refrigerators and air handling units, as well as daily operation and management of the K computer, the building facilities and network facilities required for stable operation of the K computer system, which has top class capability in the world, as a common use facility around Japan. It also develops outstanding infrastructure of application development that will take full advantage of the capabilities of the K computer.

Main Research Field

Complex systems

Related Research Fields

Informatics

Research Subjects

  • Improvement of Operation and Management techniques of the K computer and its facilities
  • Improvement of System Software of the K computer

Selected Publications

  1. Y. Hasegawa, et al.:
    "First-principles calculaitons of electron states of a silicon nanowire with 100,000 atoms on the K computer"
    Proceedings of the SC11 [Gordon Bell Prize]
  2. M.Yokokawa, F.Shoji, A.Uno, M.Kurokawa, T.Watanabe:
    "The K computer: Japanese next-generation supercomputer development project"
    In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Low-power Electronics and Design, ISLPED ’11, pages 371–372, 2011.
  3. Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Yoshihiro Kusano, Hiroshi Okano, Tatsumi Nakada, Ken Seki, Toshiyuki Shimizu, Naoki Shinjo, Fumiyoshi Shoji, Atsuya Uno, Motoyoshi Kurokawa:
    "K computer: 8.162 PetaFLOPS massively parallel scalar supercomputer built with over 548k cores"
    Proceedings of Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), 2012 IEEE International, Feb. 19-23, 2012, San Francisco, USA
  4. Tomoya Adachi, Naoyuki Shida, Kenichi Miura, Shinji Sumimoto, Atsuya Uno, Motoyoshi Kurokawa, Fumiyoshi Shoji, and Mitsuo Yokokawa.:
    "The Design of Ultra Scalable MPI Collective Communication on the K Computer."
    Comput. Sci., 28(2-3):147–155, May 2013.
  5. Keiji Yamamoto, Atsuya Uno, Hitoshi Murai, Toshiyuki Tsukamoto, Fumiyoshi Shoji, Shuji, Matsui, Ryuichi Sekizawa, Fumichika Sueyasu, Hiroshi Uchiyama, Mitsuo Okamoto, Nobuo Ohgushi, Katsutoshi Takashina, Daisuke Wakabayashi, Yuki Taguchi, Mitsuo Yokokawa:
    "The K computer Operations: Experiences and Statistics"
    International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS), 2014, Australia.

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Fumiyoshi Shoji
Director

Core Members

Toshiyuki Tsukamoto
Deputy Division Director

Organization

Contact information

7-1-26,Minatojima-minami-machi,
Chuo-ku,Kobe,Hyogo
650-0047,Japan

Email: aics-koho [at] riken.jp