HIGH PERFORMANCE PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING
All the way back to the beginning:
High Performance Computing or HPC refers to any computational activity requiring more than a single computer to execute a task, giving rise to parallel and distributed computing.
High performance computing systems typically are supercomputers that execute tasks at a high performance. The HPC sector entails hardware, systems software and tools, and applications and services.
The HPC research group at the University of Basel is concerned with the performance optimization of parallel and distributed computing systems and their applications. This involves studying the interplay between HPC systems and applications and comprehensively understand the utilization and operation of HPC and Data centers and of their users.
On this site, you can learn more about the people in our group, read our most recent news, learn more about the exciting research projects we work on, the courses we teach, as well as how to contact us for conducting bachelor and master projects and theses.
We also share the software, prototypes, and datasets we produced over the years.
Our group also organizes guest seminars in which we had the honor of hosting worldwide renowned HPC experts.
You can browse through a collection of miscellaneous online pointers.
All available employment openings related to our group are also listed on this site.
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