In April 2018, Satoshi Matsuoka became the director of Riken R-CCS, the tier-1 HPC center that represents HPC in Japan and hosts Japan’s tier-one ‘Fugaku’ supercomputer. Fugaku is currently the fastest supercomputer in the world in all 4 major rankings. It is enabling multitudes of cutting edge HPC research, including investigating Post-Moore era computing.
He was the leader of the TSUBAME series of supercomputers, at Tokyo Institute of Technology, where he holds a professor position, to continue his research activities. He has won many accolades including the JSPS Prize in 2006, presented by his Highness Prince Akishino; the ACM Gordon Bell Prize in 2011; the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2012; the 2014 IEEE-CS Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award, the highest prestige in the field of HPC; HPDC 2018 Achievement Award from ACM; and SC Asia 2019 HPC Leadership Award.
ACM Gordon Bell Finalist