Shanghai Supercomputer Centre (SSC), was founded on December 2000. This facility was invested and constructed by Shanghai Municipal Government. With first-rate facilities and full-functions, Shanghai Supercomputer Center is the first high performance computing platform open to the public.On-demand high performance computing resources, technical support and senior technology consulting are provided to scientific research, public utilities services, industrial & engineering and commercial users.
It makes great breakthrough in national supercomputer research and application that “Magic cube”(Dawning 5000A ) of 230 Tflops, the tenth fastest supercomputer in the world, has been installed in SSC in June 2009.Meanwhile, SSC has organized the first-of-art center of advanced hardware, software, human resources and environment. Currently, the user number of SSC is over 350, from 27 provinces of China . Up to now, importance achievements have been obtained by SSC in following application fields which include weather forecast, drug design, life science, auto design, new material, civil engineering, physics, chemistry, aerospace, etc..
Furthermore, some independent or joint R&D projects carried out by SSC have obtained National Scientific Advancement Awards.