1-2-3: UF Supercomputer No. 1 in U.S. for Energy Efficiency; No. 2 in U.S., No. 3 Worldwide in Higher Ed (UF News)

1-2-3: UF Supercomputer No. 1 in U.S. for Energy Efficiency; No. 2 in U.S., No. 3 Worldwide in Higher Ed

The University of Florida’s HiPerGator AI supercomputer has been named one of the most powerful worldwide, according to rankings just released by TOP500, the most referenced global ranking of high-performance computing systems. The rankings mean UF is home to the most powerful university-owned supercomputer in the nation.

UF ranked No. 1 in the U.S. on the Green500 list of energy-efficient supercomputers and No. 2 worldwide, making it the most efficient in higher education globally.

UF ranked second among universities nationwide and third in higher education worldwide, with a No. 22 ranking overall.

“Having a top-rated supercomputer changes the narrative on what we can and cannot do,” said UF Vice President and Chief Information Officer Elias G. Eldayrie. “It gives our faculty and students access to technology that’s not available at the majority of higher-education institutions in the world — and the impact goes beyond the University of Florida.” 

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