Welcome

The High Performance Computing Research Group (HPC) aims to promote the links between high performance computer users, developers and researchers across the University, throughout the UK and internationally. It brings together academic and support staff with specialisms across a number of areas in the University, including computing, engineering, chemical and biological sciences.  By building on their expertise and resources, the Group aims to take the technical burden off researchers, allowing them to carry on with their own research without having to worry about “computing power”.

With an overall aim to encourage and develop High Performance Computing expertise within the departments across the University, the Group cultivates mutually supportive environments for research active staff involved in HPC by encouraging collaboration and increasing the impact of HPC both within the University and further afield.

Members of the Group work to facilitate exchange of ideas and to disseminate cutting edge HPC knowledge via research seminars and conferences.  They also provide an external reference point for communications with the wider community on HPC matters.

In line with the University’s goal of becoming a leading research institution, the Group aims to be at the cutting edge of new technology and to be a pioneer in emerging trends like Cloud computing.

The group aims are:

  • To encourage and develop HPC expertise within the departments across the University.
  • To increase the impact of HPC by fostering mutually supportive environments for research active staff involved in HPC and by encouraging collaboration, both within the University and further afield.
  • To facilitate exchange of ideas and to disseminate cutting edge HPC knowledge via research seminars and conferences.
  • To provide an external reference point for communications with the wider community on HPC matters.

Upcoming events

EMiT 2019

The 5th Conference on Emerging Technologies – EMiT2019 is being held at the University of Huddersfield between 9th to 11th April 2019 in The Oastler Building

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Learn more about the HPC

Staff

Our research staff are creative and innovative practitioners who have wide industrial and research experience. Learn more about them here.

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Outputs

The following are examples of the most recent outputs produced by members of the group.

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Impact

The establishment of the HPC research group has enabled research to be carried out across multiple schools within the University. Read more about our impact here.

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Environment

Find out how bringing research computing facilities together has has a positive impact on our research.

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Projects

Read more about the numerous research projects in the area of high performance and high throughout computing.

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External Relationships

View our external relationships.

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Research Excellence

Learn more about our vibrant and growing research community.

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Facilities and Equipment

Learn more about the facilities available within the HPC.

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High Performance Computing (HPC) Research Group

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about our areas of expertise or wish to discuss research opportunities with the High Performance Computing Research Group then please contact our Research Administration team:

Group Leader: Dr Violeta Holmes

Research Office
Computing and Engineering
University of Huddersfield
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH

Telephone

01484 473087

Email

sce.research.applications@hud.ac.uk