Pervasive Parallelism Seminar Series 2015/16

Pervasive Parallelism Seminar Series 2015/16




Date & Time



Sartaj Sahni (University of Florida) Green Computing 24 Sep 2015, 11:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Dan Holmes (EPCC, University of Edinburgh) Streams as an Alternative to Halo Exchange 30 Sep 2015, 14:00 JCMB Room 4325B EPCC
Bo Han (AT&T) Recent Advances in Network Functions Virtualization 1 Oct 2015, 14:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Eric Sedlar (Oracle Labs) A Taxonomy of (Big) Data Analysis for Systems Research 20 Oct, 14:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Fiona Reid (EPCC, University of Edinburgh) Xeon Phi Experiences with CP2K 21 Oct 2015, 14:00 JCMB Room 4325B EPCC
Apan Qasem (Texas State University) Enhancing Learning-based Autotuning With Feedback Diagnostics 23 Oct 2015, 13:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Joe Armstrong (Ericsson) Let it Succeed – an Industry Perspective on How to Build a Successful Project 24 Nov 2015, 16:00 IF-4.31/4.33 LFCS
Alan Gray (EPCC) Getting Good Performance on Xeon Phi and GPU with targetDP 25 Nov 2015, 14:00 JCMB Room 4325A EPCC
John Wilkes (Google) Cluster Management at Google with Borg
(Guest Lecture for Extreme Computing Course)
26 Nov 2015, 17:00 Appleton Tower
Lecture Theatre 5
Kenneth Heafield
Nic Lane (Bell Labs) Squeezing Deep Learning onto Wearables and Phones 27 Nov 2015, 14:30 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Nick Johnson and Albert Heyrovsky (EPCC) The Application of Quantum Computation in Cybersecurity –
an overview of an EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) Project
2 Dec 2015, 14:00 JCMB 4325A EPCC
EPCC ‘Wee ARCHIE’ the supercomputer and the digital dinosaurs 20 Jan 2016, 11:00 IF-G.07 EPCC
IBM CAPI Development Team IBM presentation on CAPI 25 Jan 2016, 12:30 IF-3.02 Boris Grot
Mike O’Boyle (University of Edinburgh) CArD: Its past and my view on its present and future 11 Feb 2016, 15:30 IF-4.31/4.33 Tom Spink
Wim Vanderbauwhede and Syed Waqar Nabi (University of Glasgow) A High-Level Programming Approach for using FPGAs in HPC using Functional Description, Vector Type-Transformations and Cost-Modelling
25 Feb 2016, 16:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Ruymán Reyes (Codeplay) Codeplay: Heterogeneous System Experts 4 Mar 2016, 14:00 JCMB 6301 EPCC
Tim Harris (Oracle) Do Not Believe Everything You Read in the Papers  7 Mar 2016, 09:00 AT Lecture Theatre 3 Mike O’Boyle
Chris Maynard (UK Met Office) Fast as Lightning: High-Performance Computing at the Met Office 8 Mar 2016, 14:00 JCMB 6301 EPCC
Dan Holmes (EPCC) Scientific benchmarking of parallel computing systems 9 Mar 2016, 14:00 JCMB 6206 EPCC
Konstantinos Mouzakitis (Boston Ltd.) Boston Ltd. High-Performance Computing Solutions 18 Mar 2016, 14:00 JCMB 6301 EPCC
Steven Lamerton (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) High-Performance Computing at the UK’s Science & Technology Facilities Council 22 Mar 2016, 14:00 JCMB 6301 EPCC
Adrian Tate (Cray EMEA Research Lab) Cray’s Research Activities in Data and Memory Hierarchy 23 Mar 2016, 14:00 JCMB 6206 EPCC
Dimitrios Nikolopoulos (Queen’s University of Belfast) Scaling Out, Up or Down 24 Mar 2016, 16:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Marc Pollefeys (ETH Zurich) Semantic 3D Reconstruction 28 Apr 2016, 12:45 IF-4.31/4.33 IPAB
Babak Falsafi (EPFL) A Case for Specialized Server Architecture 9 May 2016, 15:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
Dan Holmes (EPCC) MPI Sessions 11 May 2016, 14:00 JCMB 6206 EPCC
Rishad Shafik (Newcastle University) To be significant or not to be significant – that is the big data question! 18 May 2016, 14:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA
George Beckett (EPCC) The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope from a Computational-science Viewpoint 18 May 2016, 14:00 JCMB 4325A EPCC
Giacomo Bernardi (Extreme Networks) A practical take on Software Defined Networking 27 May 2016, 11:00 IF-G.07A ICSA
Greg Tumolo (EPCC) Numerical Integration of Multidimensional Scattered Data 1 Jun 2016, 14:00 JCMB Lecture Theatre C EPCC
Ruymán Reyes (Codeplay) From SYCL to C++17 and Beyond 8 Jun 2016, 14:00 JCMB 4325A EPCC
Paul Patras (Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Edinburgh) From Efficient Wi-Fi to Wireless for Underdeveloped Regions and to High Speed Networks without Cords 28 Jun 2016, 14:00 IF-4.31/4.33 ICSA