News Archive

August 30, 2016

Grant: ``Automated Solver Selection for Nuclear Engineering Simulations'', collaboration between RNET Corporation and University of Oregon funded by DOE. UO will receive $302K over 2 years.

June 6, 2016

Kanika Sood received the CIS Erwin and Gertrude Juilfs Scholarship Award. Congratulations!

June 6, 2016

Nashid Shaila successfully completed her M.S. thesis, ``Performance Analysis and Modeling of Parallel Applications in the Cotext of Architectural Rooflines."

April 22, 2016

The paper ``Performance-based numerical solver selection in the Lighthouse framework."" by E. Jessup, P. Motter, B. Norris, and K. Sood was accepted for pulication in the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/lh-sisc16.

September 22, 2015

The paper ``Lighthouse: An Automated Solver Selection Tool'' by Pate Motter, Kanika Sood, Boyana Norris and Elizabeth Jessup was accepted for presentation at the Third International Workshop on Software Engineering for High Performance Computing in Computational Science and Engineering.

September 9, 2015

Kanika Sood had a poster on her DRP researchaccepted at Supercomputing 2016 (Co-authors: Boyana Norris; Pate Motter, Elizabeth Jessup at University of Colorado).

July 19, 2015

Boyana will serve as the Doctoral Showcase Chair at Supercomputing 2016.

July 2015

Grant: ``EAGER: Collaborative Research: Lighthouse: A User- Centered Web System for High-Performance Software Development'' collaboration between University of Oregon and University of COlorado Boulder funded by NSF. UO will receive $150K in the period 7/2015 - 6/2017.

July 17, 2015

Grant: ``A Machine Learning Toolkit for Predicting Optimal Numerical Methods in NEAMS Tools'' collaboration between RNET Corporation and University of Oregon funded by DOE. UO will receive $47K over 6 months.

July 6, 2015

Paper accepted for publication:
R. Lim, A. Malony, and B. Norris. ``Identifying optimization opportunities within kernel execution in GPU codes.'' The International Workshop on Algorithms, Models and Tools for Parallel Computing on Heterogeneous Platforms (HeteroPar), 2015.

June 18, 2015

Three members of our group, Amir Farzad, Kanika Sood, and Nashid Shaila presented their research at the poster session at The International ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing. Amir Farzad won the Best Poster award for his poster titled ``Portable Power/Performance Benchmarking and Analysis with WattProf".

June 1, 2015

Boyana was promoted to Associate Professor and has been granted indefinite tenure. The promotion has been announced by the Department, and will take effect on September 16, 2015.

May 14, 2015

Grant: The collaborative project ``Community Project for Accelerator Science and Simulation-3'' led by Fermilab was funded by DOE. UO will receive $137K over 2 years.

May 11, 2015

Paper accepted for publication:
B. Norris, S.-L. Bernstein, R. Nair, and E. Jessup. ``Lighthouse: A user-centered Web system for linear algebra software.'' Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software (JSS): Special Issue on Software Engineering for Parallel Systems, 2015. arXiv preprint arXiv:1408.1363.

May 9, 2015

Paper accepted for publication:
T. Nelson, A. Rivera, M. Hall, P. Hovland, E. Jessup, B. Norris, and P. Balaprakash. ``Generating efficient tensor contractions for GPUs.'' Proceedings of The 44th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 2015.

May 1, 2015

Grant: The project ``A Machine Learning Plugin For Predicting Optimal Numerical Methods in NEAMS Tools'' was funded by DOE. UO will collaborate with RNET Technologies, Dayton, OH over 9 months to develop a prototype solver selection tool for selected NEAMS applications.

February 20, 2015

Several members of HPCL presented research posters at the 2015 Graduate Research Forum: Kanika Sood, Amir Farzad, Nashid Shaila, and Robert Lim.

December 1, 2014

The paper "Autoperf: Workflow Support for Performance Experiments" by Xiaoguang Dai, Boyana Norris, and Allen D. Malony was accepted in the Workshop on Challenges in Performance Methods for Software Development (WOSP-C'15). [pdf]

September 5, 2014

The paper "Toward Multi-target Autotuning for Accelerators" by Nick Chaimov, Boyana Norris, and Al Malony was accepted for publication at the 20th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'14), to be held in Hsinchu, Taiwan this December. [pdf]