The University of Wyoming will host the third annual Front Range High-Performance Computing Symposium Aug. 13-15 at the College of Business building.

The three-day symposium -- sponsored by the Front Range Consortium for Research Computing will feature a series of tutorials covering many aspects of High Performance Computing, or H.P.C., design and use; nationally recognized speakers; submitted posters and presentations; networking opportunities; and a student research poster competition.

he Front Range Consortium for Research Computing is a group of universities and government labs located near a region of the Rocky Mountains known as the Front Range. The FRCRC enables the partner institutions to collaborate in order to promote high-performance computing and share ideas for further collaboration. All member institutions rely on high-performance computing to meet their own strategic goals.

Nearly 100 people, including many UW faculty members and students, have registered for the conference. According to an official UW release, 30% to 40% of attendees are from UW, with about 25 percent of all attendees being university students.