Ana Varbanescu awarded Horizon 2020 project

4 June 2015

Ana Varbanescu, MacGillavry Fellow and Assistant Professor at the Systems and Networks Engineering group of the Informatics Institute, has received funding as partner in the European project ‘Exploiting eXascale Technology with Reconfigurable Architectures (EXTRA)’.

The project has been awarded almost € 4 million as part of the FET-PROACTIVE Horizon 2020 call ‘Towards exascale high performance computing’. In this project, UvA will work together with partners from the UK (Imperial College London, University of Cambridge, Maxeler), Italy (Politecnico di Milano), Greece (Telecommunications Systems Institute, Synelixis) and Germany (Ruhr-Universität Bochum). Ghent University is the coordinating partner. The funding received by UvA (in excess of € 500,000) will support a PhD student and a postdoctoral researcher for a period of three years.


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