2012-2013 Supercomputing Challenge Winners!

A trio of Albuquerque La Cueva High School students took the top prize in the 23rd New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge for their research project that used statistical analysis to identify and analyze topics in human language. The team, siblings Ari and Eli Echt-Wilson, and Justin Sanchez also won the CHECS Teamwork and Cray High Performance Computing awards for their project, “Learning and Analyzing Topics in Human Language.”

Los Alamos High School freshman Cole Kendrick took second place for his computer simulation project of Saturn’s ring structure, and La Cueva High’s Alexandra Porter received third place for her project “Simulation of Approximate Computing Applied to Numerical Methods.”

New Mexico EPSCoR presented the Climate Change/Water Resources Award to Randall Rush of Melrose High School for his project, “9,000,000,000.”

Congrats to all the winners and participants in this year’s Supercomputing Challenge!

Read the full LANL press release here.