The scope of SIGHPC-RCE’s specialty is high performance computing (HPC) in the broadest
sense of the term - spanning the full range of high-performance technologies, systems, and
applications. It’s demographic focus, embraces not only people who study, develop, teach, or
support HPC, but also those engaged in applying HPC across a broad spectrum of scientific,
engineering, and business domains in Africa.
SIGHPC-RCE's mission is to promote the advancement of the field of High Performance Computing by
Promoting the mentoring and education of HPC professionals; and serving as a source of information about the field to other parts of SIGHPC and the larger scientific community in Resource Constrained Environments.
Organizing sessions at conferences of the ACM;
Organizing outreach initiatives for the exchange of information and to foster collaboration in education and research.
Serving as a source of technical information for it’s members, the Council and other units of the ACM.
Serving as an external technical representative of it’s members and the ACM when authorized by the Council or the Executive Committee of the ACM;
Working with other units of the ACM on technical activities such as lectureships or professional development seminars.