High Performance Computing and Embedded Systems (HiPCES) Research Lab

Main Thematic Areas:

Parallel and Distributed Systems, High Performance Microarchitectures, Reconfigurable Computing, Systems-on-Chip (SoC), Networks-on-Chip (NoC), Pervasive and Embedded Systems, EDA Tools, and Exploitation of the state-of-the-art computing technology and smart systems.

Contact/Lead Person(s):

Dr. Costas Kyriacou and Dr. Konstantinos Tatas

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Description of the main research interests and activities of the team/lab:

HiPCES is engaged in basic and applied research, in the areas of high performance computer architectures, pervasive and embedded computing systems. It is also engaged in the development of new applications and products that exploit the current state-of-the-art computing technology.  The main research activities of the Lab are:

Description of the main equipment/facilities available:

Various Xilinx prototyping and evaluation boards from low-cost Spartan-3 and Spartan-6 to high-end Virtex-II pro, Virtex-5 as well as state-of-the-art ZYNQ-7000 SoC. EDA tools including Xilinx ISE and Vivado Design suites.

Research Projects Experience:

The members of the HiPECS Lab have participated in numerous research projects, which obtained funding from competitive calls primarily from the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus, the European Commission (ICT projects AMDREL and EASY) and the Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology.

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