On 16th March, 2015, 2 staffs from IBM research and development center visited Tsinghua University and had a meeting about cooperation on the subject of heterogeneous computing. Dr. Fu, Lin Gan and Jingheng Xu attended the meeting.
At the beginning of the meeting, Yu Song and HongBo Peng had a brief introduction about the hardware architecture as well as application performance based on Power8, which is the newly launched CPU developed by IBM company. The intention of cooperation was also put forward. Besides, Dr.Fu presented IBM with the general situation and research fields of HPGC Group, based on which a discussion about potential cooperation domain took place. In the end, the meeting reached a consensus on the way of cooperation.