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Hi,

 I am an assistant professor in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and   Computing, at the University of Zagreb. I received my Ph.D. and M.Sc. from the Department of Control and Computer Engineering at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing.

My research interests include:

  • heterogeneous and embedded computing systems
  • data-intensive applications
  • programming tools and abstractions for parallellism
  • parallel processing
  • optimizations for performace 

News

Invited talk: Barcelona...

Invited talk: Barcelona Supercomputing Center, From Classical to Runtime Aware Architectures and Beyond, and European strategic HPC initiatives.

Daniel Hofman

HPC Architecture and Application Research Center and IEEE Croatia Section Computer Chapter invite you to lectures:  "Barcelona Supercomputing Center"  "From Classical to Runtime Aware Architectures and Beyond"  "European strategic HPC initiatives" which will be held by Mateo Valero, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Fabrizio Gagliardi, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 10:00 am in Grey Hall, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Unska 3. The scheduled duration of the lectures is 90 minutes and the language of the lecture is English. The lecture is open to all those interested, and especially we invite students. A summary of the lectures and the resume of the lecturers is provided in the detailed news content.

Article about "Changing...

Article about "Changing Approaches to HPC Systems" has been published on CIO Applications Europe

Daniel Hofman

Article written by prof. dr. sc. Mario Kovač, Chief Communication Officer of the European Processor Initiative, has been published on CIO Applications Europe. Read the whole article about "Changing Approaches to HPC Systems" on https://www.cioapplicationseurope.com/cxoinsights/changing-approaches-to-hpc-systems-nid-520.html

EPI presented in HPC User Forum,...

EPI presented in HPC User Forum, Detroit 2018

Josip Knezović

Jean-Marc Denis, HPC International Business Director at Bull, the EPI consortium coordinator, presents EPI at HPC User Forum in Detroit. In the presentation, Jean-Marc focuses on industrial perspectives of the project, the state of the art in HPC industry and our vision to tackle the exascale challenges. Video is available here .

EPI presented at Barcelona RISC-V...

EPI presented at Barcelona RISC-V Workshop

Josip Knezović

Our EPI partner, prof. Mateo Valero , director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, presented the European Processor Initiative in RISC-V Workshop , Barcelona 7-10 May, 2018. His keynote focused on the role of RISC-V architecture in  EPI project and in future exascale computing systems in general. Video is available here .

Do you want to participate in the...

Do you want to participate in the development of a European processor for high-performance computer systems?

Daniel Hofman

Center for Architecture and Applications of High-Performance Computers is a partner in the strategic EU project EPI - European Processor Initiative, which aims to develop a new European processor for future exascale high-performance computer systems. The project gathers a consortium of 23 key industry partners and leading EU research institutions. Within the FER project, we will employ several motivated students which have finished (are finishing) the master program (mag.ing.) to work on the project. We invite all interested to send their CV to hpc@fer.hr  

European Processor Initiative (EPI)...

European Processor Initiative (EPI) announced on European Commission website

Daniel Hofman

The European Commission published an official announcement of the European Processor Initiative (EPI) on its website. As we aready reported in the news about the interview with Atos' Philippe Notton - who will be leading the initiative, EPI will develop a processor that will be at the heart of the EuroHPC supercomputers. The announcement confirms there are 23 partners in the project and the budget amounts to 120 million euro. Take a look at the EC announcement on: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/european-processor-initiative-consortium-develop-europes-microprocessors-future-supercomputers

The European Processor Initiative...

The European Processor Initiative (EPI) to develop the processor that will be at the heart of the European exascale supercomputer effort

Daniel Hofman

Europe has an ambitious plan to become a main player in supercomputing. The EuroHPC initiative is a joint undertaking with as one of its goals to construct an exascale supercomputer based on European technology. Although there are several processor-related research projects, it is only now that an effort has started to build a production HPC processor with industry quality. This is done as part of a 120 million euro Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) that has been awarded to a consortium of 23 partners.  University of Zagreb with our HPC Architecture and Application Research Center is one of the partners. Take a look at the interview with Philippe Notton from Atos to learn more about the "European Processor Initiative": http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-03-18-87.html

cCc: Home-made bcrypt hash cluster

cCc: Home-made bcrypt hash cluster

Josip Knezović

We have built our cluster with the MPI implementation of John the Ripper : Running bcrypt hash on 32 Zynq chips (24 Pynqs and 8 Zedboards ). Our cCc (cool_Cracker_cluster) computes 140 k hashes/s at  nearly 155 Watts: Quite impressive if you compare it to Nvidia Tesla K100 ( 55 k hashes/s, so 2.88 times faster), short video available here . If your are interested, more to follow in the upcoming technical report.  

HPCfer became new member of ETP4HPC

HPCfer became new member of ETP4HPC

Daniel Hofman

HPC Architecture and Application Research Center joined ETP4HPC , an European Technology Platform (ETP) in the area of High-Performance Computing (HPC). It is an industry-led think-tank comprising of European HPC technology stakeholders: technology vendors, research centres and end-users. The main task of ETP4HPC is to define research priorities and action plans in the area of HPC technology provision (i.e. the provision of supercomputing systems).   More info on  http://www.etp4hpc.eu

Mango project

Mango project

Josip Knezović

Our group partners in the HPC2020 FET project MANGO: Exploring Manycore Architectures for Next Generation Systems.   More info on  http://www.mango-project.eu/