It will be China's seventh national supercomputer centre. The others are in the cities of Tianjin, Jinan, Changsha, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Wuxi.
The construction of the new supercomputing centre is scheduled to be finished in 2020. It will be capable of performing 100 petaflops per second.
Constructed and operated by Zhengzhou University, the new supercomputing centre will develop applications in artificial intelligence, equipment manufacturing, precision medicine and biological breeding, according to the newspaper.