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Philipp Gschwandtner: Green HPC - Paving the Way for Sustainable Supercomputing

  • 2023-10-30
  • Public Lecture

Join our online public lecture series on sustainability in computer science this winter semester.

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/s4dNP7inCzo

  • This is an online-only event.
    See description for details.

On October 30, 2023, the public lecture series “Sustainability in Computer Science” focuses on the next topic.

Philipp Gschwandtner, deputy head of the Research Center HPC at the University of Innsbruck, will give a talk on “Green HPC: Paving the Way for Sustainable Supercomputing”.


As the demand for high-performance computing continues to surge, the environmental impact of powering and cooling these massive computing infrastructures has become a pressing concern. This talk attempts to unravel the critical intersection of computational power and sustainability within the HPC domain, focusing on energy-efficient hardware, multi-objective optimization and other relevant hardware and software practices.

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About Lecture Series “Sustainability in Computer Science”

The Public Lecture Series is the first of its kind in Austria, with all Austrian computer science departments and faculties participating, under the auspices of Informatik Austria. We want to raise awareness for the utmost importance of sustainability in CS, demonstrating research solutions to various problems, and triggering developments for a sustainable future.

The lecture series will be held online every Monday from 17:00-18:00. One hybrid session takes place on January 8, 2024, on-site at TU Wien and online.

Students from participating universities can register to get credits for the series. Please refer to your respective institution for registration.

TU Wien students can register for VU 194.155 “Sustainability in Computer Science” via TISS. Depending on your study program, the lecture series is a free elective or a “Wahlpflichtfach”, please refer to TISS for further information.

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