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Hi,

 I am an associate 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

Mario Kovač at CPS&IoT Summer...

Mario Kovač at CPS&IoT Summer School 2021

Nikolina Lednicki

Mario Kovač, Director of the HPC Architecture and Application Research Center and Chief Communications Officer of the European Processor Initiative, held a presentation at the CPS&IoT’2021 Summer School in Budva (Montenegro), held on June 7-10, 2021.  

Hiring an Experienced ASIC/FPGA...

Hiring an Experienced ASIC/FPGA Designer/PostDoc!

Katarina Vukušić

HPC Architecture and Application Research Center of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at the University of Zagreb is looking for professionals/researchers with expertise in RTL Design and Verification for ASIC and FPGA designs to join us in the following projects:

Research Center Team at Croatian...

Research Center Team at Croatian Radiotelevision

Katarina Vukušić

One of the best known Croatian Radiotelevision shows about science, Prometej, hosted the HPC Architecture and Application Research Center's team, namely, the vice-presidents - prof. Josip Knezović and Daniel Hofman, who discussed the Center's work and projects.   

FER Joins RISC-V!

FER Joins RISC-V!

Katarina Vukušić

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at the University of Zagreb has joined RISC-V International. RISC-V International is a global nonprofit association based in Switzerland, which was founded in 2015 as the RISC-V Foundation and is now a global organization with over 700 members in more than 50 countries. Its goal is to promote RISC-V as a free and open Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) enabling a new era of processor innovation through open standard collaboration.

Eaton partners with Zagreb University...

Eaton partners with Zagreb University to help small data centres get more value from their IT infrastructure

Katarina Vukušić

Eaton , a leading provider of power management solutions, and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) at the University of Zagreb have today announced details of the IDEAS (Immersive Datacentre ExplorAtion and Supervision) project. Funded by the European Union, the project aims to work alongside a panel of Eaton’s partners and customers to uncover solutions to help small data centres, with one to ten racks, get more value from their IT infrastructure at a fraction of the cost and without the complexity of traditional solutions.

HA2RC Team for EPI at Supercomputing

HA2RC Team for EPI at Supercomputing

Katarina Vukušić

Director of HA2RC, prof. dr. sc. Mario Kovač, who is also the Chief Communications Officer of the European Processor Initiative (EPI), and both of the Centre’s vice-presidents, Josip Knezović and Daniel Hofman, attended the first digital version of Supercomputing and hosted the booth of the European Processor Initiative.  

Mario Kovač Keynote at ISSIP 2020

Mario Kovač Keynote at ISSIP 2020

Katarina Vukušić

2020 Third International Symposium on Signal and Image Processing (ISSIP 2020) is aimed to foster the field of signal and image processing encompassing the theory and practice of algorithms and hardware that convert signals produced by artificial or natural means into a form useful for a specific purpose. The signals might be speech, audio, images, video, sensor data, telemetry, electrocardiograms, or seismic data among others. The possible application areas include transmission, display, storage, interpretation, classification, segmentation, or diagnosis.

Mario Kovač at ESA EO workshop

Mario Kovač at ESA EO workshop

Katarina Vukušić

Mario Kovač, Director of the HPC Architecture and Application Research Center and Chief Communications Officer of the European Processor Initiative, attended the locally hosted European Space Agency Earth Observation workshop, held on March 5-6, 2020.

HiPEAC Conference in Bologna

HiPEAC Conference in Bologna

Katarina Vukušić

The 20 th HiPEAC conference held in Bologna, Italy, from January 20 th to 22 nd hosted several workshops attended by the members of the European Processor Initiative. One of those, organized by HA2RC as members of EPI, was the tutorial called “ First steps towards a made-in-Europe high-performance microprocessor ”, covering the latest in EPI.

Mario Kovač Presents EPI at...

Mario Kovač Presents EPI at Supercomputing

Katarina Vukušić

Director of HPC Architecture and Application Research Center, prof. dr. sc. Mario Kovač, who is also the Chief Communications Officer of the European Processor Initiative, attended the biggest and globally most recognized HPC conference – the Supercomputing conference, which took place in Denver, USA, from November 18 th to 21 st , 2019.