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Over 50 PhD Students learn to build autonomous clouds

2017-05-11 (from 2017-05-10)
On 11-12 May, Umeå University hosts 52 PhD students from all over Sweden during a 2-day course event in Umeå to learn about what are the current challenges in making clouds more effective, focusing on making clouds more autonomous. The event includes keynote speakers from Google and Burt, the latter...

HPC Scheduling in a Brave New World

2017-04-21
New technologies and tools to manage supercomputer systems more efficiently meet the research's ever increasing need to handle large amounts of data and make advanced simulations. Gonzalo Rodrigo defends his doctoral thesis "HPC Scheduling in a Brave New World" on April 21st.

EU Horizon 2020 grants for future cloud computing

2017-04-06
Erik Elmroth and Per-Olov Östberg will lead the Umeå University research in two EU Horizon 2020 projects targeting the next generation distributed infrastructure for cloud computing for processing big data.

Making a virtual twin of Volvo's cab factory

2017-04-06
The cab factory in Umeå will soon have a virtual twin: a digital replica of a process line. With this, changes, and new products can be tested without disrupting the production.

Elastisys new software, venture capital and award

2017-04-06
Elastisys autoscaling engine is released on Canonical’s Juju platform for Ubuntu. The company has also secured venture capital, recruited a new CEO and been listed as one of the 33 hottest tech startup in Sweden 2017.

Massive effort on future autonomous systems for industry and society

2016-11-29 (from 2016-11-21)
The Kempe Foundations have granted two years of funding for eight postdoctoral researchers in autonomous systems in a major investment at Umeå University. Autonomous systems consist of software and infrastructure that together with humans provide increased functionality, sustainability, and efficien...

The future of cranes are digital

2016-09-16
Digitalization affects even the future of cranes. That much was clear when around 60 scientists and corporate representantives gathered in Umeå for a theme day on the future of cranes.

Designing acoustic devices using thin materials

2016-05-30 (from 2016-05-27)
Acoustic devices like mufflers and loudspeakers are all around us. In the design of such devices, computer simulations and numerical optimisation algorithms are becoming increasingly useful in order to shorten the product development time and decrease the number of physical prototypes. Esubalewe Lak...

Björn Adlerborn has defended his licentiate thesis

2016-05-30
Björn Adlerborn has defended his licentiate thesis entitled ”Parallel Algorithms and Library Software for the Generalized Eigenvalue Problem on Distributed Memory Computer Systems”.

Telco Cloud: cloudy with a chance

2016-05-30
Mobile devices are ubiquitous in our lives. That means the cloud must be too. How will telecommunications companies adapt in order to support our networked society?

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