Projects, Collaborations

Over the years we collaborate(d) with colleagues from the following institutions (not an exhaustive list):

  1. Scientific Computing Center at University of Basel (

  1. Swiss National Supercomputing Center (

  1. Faculty of Law at University of Basel (

  1. Medical Faculty at University of Basel (

  1. The Engineering Science, Computer Science and Imaging Laboratory (iCUBE) at University of Strasbourg (

  1. The Computing Center at the University of Freiburg (

  1. Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics, Kaiserslautern, Germany (

  1. French National Centre for Scientific Research (

  1. Technische Universität Dresden (

  1. Technische Universität Darmstadt (

  1. University of Zurich (

  1. Mississippi State University (

  1. Cray EMEA Research Lab (

  1. Intel (

Ongoing scientific research projects

  1. The DIALOGUE Study: Using digital health to improve care for families with predisposition to hereditary cancer (01.11.2019-31.10.2022), funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Korea (URL)

  1. MLS: Multilevel Scheduling in Large Scale High Performance Computers (01.09.2017-31.08.2020), funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (URL)

  1. SPH-EXA: Optimizing Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics for Exascale Computing (01.07.2017-30.06.2020), funded by the Swiss Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (External URL, UniBas URL)

  1. DA-HPC-OR: Data Analysis for Improving High Performance Computing Operations and Research (01.09.2018-29.02.2020), Seed Money grant funded by the Eucor - The European Campus (External URL, UniBas URL)

  1. miniHPC: A modern high-performance computing cluster (15.12.2016-present), a teaching and research platform, funded by the University of Basel (URL)

  1. µ-Cluster: Everything Parallel (01.03.2017-present), a research and demonstration project, funded by the University of Basel (URL)

Active software projects and tools

  1. SPH-EXA: We develop the SPH-EXA mini-app (more details on our Scientific Output page) as a means to enable Exascale-ready simulations

  1. SimGrid: We extend SimGrid (URL), a scientific instrument to study the behavior of large-scale distributed systems (Grids, Clouds, HPC, or P2P systems) with dynamic load balancing methods to optimize application performance (more details on our Scientific Output page)

  1. HAEC-SIM: We use HAEC-SIM (URL), a simulator for highly adaptive energy efficient computing originally developed at TU Dresden, to study the impact of parallel application placement on performance.

Other projects

  1. PROVA! A tool to conduct reproducible research in computational science (URL)

  1. Web Observatory! Extracting data sets from web in a readable machine format then do some analysis and visualization to get better understanding  (URL)



The research of the HPC group at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of University of Basel, Switzerland concentrates on the following topics:

  1. Parallelization

  2. Heterogeneity

  3. Mapping

  4. Scheduling

  5. Robustness (fault tolerance)

  6. Scalability

  7. Verification and validation

  8. Reproducibility

of parallel applications executing on small (multi-many cores) to large scale (multi-node) high performance computers.

Other topics of interest include:

  1. Data mining

  2. Process mining

  3. Information security

        (protection and privacy)

  1. System and application monitoring

  2. Modeling and simulation of parallel applications and systems.


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