Call for Papers

Important Dates

(All deadlines are at midnight, US Eastern time)
April 04, 2011 - Conference Paper Submission Begins
May 23, 2011 - Conference Paper Submission Ends (extended from May 16, 2011)
May 16, 2011 - Workshop Proposals Due
July 18, 2011 - Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
Sep 5, 2011 - Camera-Ready Paper Submission
Sep 23, 2011 - Student Symposium Submissions Due (extended from Sep 16, 2011 )
Oct 15, 2011 - Student Symposium Accept/Reject Decisions
Nov 15, 2011 - Early Registration Deadline
Dec 18 - 21, 2011 - HiPC Conference in Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

The The 18th annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2011) will be held in Bengaluru (Bangalore), India, during December 18-21, 2011. It will serve as a forum for researchers from around the world to present their current research efforts and findings, and will act as a venue for stimulating discussions and for highlighting high performance computing (HPC) activities in Asia.

The 17th meeting was held in Goa, India, during December 19-22, 2010.

The 16th meeting, held in Kochi, India in December 2009, had 49 contributed papers that were selected from 261 submissions from 20 countries, and about 225 participants attended the meeting. The 15th meeting, held in Bangalore, India in December 2008, had 46 contributed papers that were selected from over 317 submissions and approximately 250 participants attended the meeting. The 14th meeting, held in Goa, India in December 2007, had 52 contributed papers that were selected from over 253 submissions from 31 countries and approximately 300 participants attended the meeting. The HiPC attendance is approximately 300 with a good mix of participants from India and the rest of the world. Further information about HiPC 2010 and the HiPC series of meetings is available on the conference website at

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HPCwire - Platinum Media Sponsor
IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP)
HiPC Education Trust

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Venue and Meeting Information

HiPC will be held at Bengaluru (Bangalore), India. The advance program will be available in July 2011. Please check the conference website at for updated information.

HiPC 2011 Call For Papers

Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate current research in all areas of high performance computing including design and analysis of parallel and distributed systems, embedded systems, and their applications in scientific, engineering, and commercial areas.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Parallel and Distributed Algorithms
  • Parallel Languages and Programming Environments
  • Load Balancing, Scheduling and Resource Management
  • Resilient/Fault-Tolerant Algorithms and Systems
  • Scientific/Engineering/Commercial Applications and Workloads
  • Emerging Applications such as Biotechnology and Nanotechnology
  • Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Cloud Computing
  • Peer-to-peer Algorithms and Networks
  • Heterogeneous Computing
  • Interconnection Networks and Architectures
  • Scalable Servers and Systems
  • High Performance/Scalable Storage Systems
  • Power-Efficient and Reconfigurable Architectures
  • Compiler Technologies for High-Performance Computing
  • Software Support and Advanced Micro-architecture Techniques
  • Operating Systems for Scalable High-Performance Computing

  • Manuscript Guidelines
    Submitted manuscripts should be structured as technical papers and may not exceed 10 letter size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings (print area of 6-1/2 inches (16.51 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.51 cm) high, two-column format with columns 3-1/16 inches (7.85 cm) wide with a 3/8 inch (0.81 cm) space between them, single-spaced 10-point Times fully justified text).

    Submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned without review. Authors should submit the manuscript in PDF format and make sure that the file will print on a printer that uses letter size (8.5 x 11) paper. The official language of the meeting is English.

    Manuscript submission will start on April 4, 2011. Manuscript submission procedures will then be available over the Web at Electronic submissions must be in the form of a readable PDF file. Manuscripts must be received by May 16, 2011. Manuscripts should demonstrate current research in any area of high performance computing. All manuscripts will be reviewed and will be judged on correctness, originality, technical strength, significance, quality of presentation, and interest and relevance to the conference attendees.

    Submitted papers must represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected without review and further action may be taken, including (but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions of the authors and sponsors of the conference. Submissions received after the due date, exceeding length limit, or not appropriately structured may also not be considered. Authors may contact the Program Chair at the address below for further information or clarification. Notification of review decisions will be mailed by July 18, 2011. Camera-ready papers are due by August 18, 2011. A published proceedings will be available at the conference.

    Program Chair
    Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    Online Paper Submission Link
    Paper submission is now closed.


    Proposals are solicited for workshops to be held in conjunction with the main conference. Interested individuals should submit a proposal by May 16, 2011 to the Workshops Chair. Additional details and submission guidelines will be available at the conference website.

    Workshop Co-Chairs
    Manimaran Govindarasu, Iowa State University, USA
    Pavan Balaji, ANL, USA

    Student Research Symposium

    HiPC 2011 will feature the third student research symposium on High Performance Computing (HPC) aimed at stimulating and fostering student research, and providing an international forum to highlight student research accomplishments. The symposium will also expose students to the best practices in HPC in academia and industry. The one-day symposium will feature brief presentations by student authors on their research, followed by a poster exhibit. Short invited talks by leading HPC researchers/ practitioners will be included in the program. The Conference Reception and Student Symposium Poster Exhibits will provide an opportunity for students to interact with HPC researchers and practitioners (and recruiters) from academia and industry. To be considered, students should submit a 5 page extended abstract of their research. Submission procedures will be available at the Student Symposium web site, accessible from, after August 17, 2011. For additional details, please see the conference web site or contact the Symposium Co-Chairs.

    Symposium Co-Chairs
    Ashok Srinivasan, Florida State University, USA
    Yogesh Simmhan, University of Southern California, USA

    HiPC 2011 Organiztion

    General Co-Chairs

    Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
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    Rajeev Muralidhar, Intel, India
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    Vice General Co-Chairs

    Rajendra V. Boppana, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
    Rama Govindaraju, Google, USA

    Program Chair

    Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    Steering Committee Chair

    Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA

    Workshop Co-Chairs

    Manimaran Govindarasu, Iowa State University, USA
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    Pavan Balaji, ANL, USA
    balaji AT

    Student Research Symposium Co-Chairs

    Ashok Srinivasan, Florida State University, USA
    Yogesh Simmhan, University of Southern California, USA
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    Industry Liaison Co-Chairs

    Ramamurthy Badrinath, HP, India
    Milind Bhandarkar, EMC, USA
    Jigar Halani, Wipro, India
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    Industry, Research and User Symposium Co-Chairs

    Jigar Halani, Wipro, India
    Sharan Kalwani, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
    Rama Malladi, Intel, India

    Local Coordination Chair

    Santhosh Daivajna, 8KMiles, India

    Industry Exhibits Coordinator

    Kalyana Krishna, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Publications Co-Chairs

    Raghavendra Hebbalalu, Intel, India
    Sushil K. Prasad, Georgia State University, USA

    Production Chair

    Animesh Pathak, INRIA, France

    Cyber Chair

    Saima Aman, University of Southern California, USA

    Finance Co-Chairs

    Ajay Gupta, Western Michigan University, USA
    Thondiyil Venugopalan, India

    Publicity Co-Chairs

    Shrideep Pellickara, Colorado State University, USA
    Chakravarthy Nagarajan, Wipro, India
    Dinesh Kaushik, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

    Registration Co-Chairs

    Jyothsna Kasthurirengan, Fiberlink, India
    Sally Jelinek, Electronic Design Associates, USA