The project organization of PASC is represented in the figure below.

The Steering Committee consists of the presidents or rectors of the universities that co-signed PASC (Universit√† della Svizzera Italiana, University of Geneva, Zurich, as well as EPFL and ETH Zurich). It approves all major funding decisions, and nominates upon recommendations from the Program Director the members of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

The Program Leadership consists of:

  • the Program Director (Joost VandeVondele), who is responsible for all strategic aspects of PASC, oversees interactions with industry as well as with the SAB and reports to the steering committee. Furthermore, he is making sure the developments of the projects supported by PASC and the Core Program are aligned with the system construction projects at CSCS.
  • the Executive Management composed of: 
    • Sebastian Keller, Management of Core Program
    • Michele De Lorenzi, Communication, Outreach, PASC Conference

The Program Leadership is supported by the Project Officer.

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) members are international experts from the computer industry as well as labs that are involved in similar co-design projects. The Program Director proposes candidates to the Steering Committee. The members of the SAB are:

  • Katherine Evans, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Mike Heroux, Sandia National Laboratories
  • David Keyes, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • Minna Palmroth, University of Helsinki
  • Mike Payne, University of Cambridge
  • William Tang, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

The Projects are a bottom-up initiative based on 4-yearly calls and approved by the Steering Committee.

The Core Program is a top-down initiative based on a master plan proposed by the Program Director.

Trainings and Outreach activities coordinated by the Program Leadership.