University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC)

Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) offers the opportunity to study for a PhD in areas related to high performance computing, software sustainability and data intensive computing. Founded in 1990, EPCC is one of the leading supercomputing centres in Europe and a major provider of training in high performance computing. EPCC's expertise includes advanced research, technology transfer, commercial consultancy and the provision of supercomputer services to academia and business. EPCC hosts an exceptional collection of high-performance and novel computing facilities including ARCHER, the UK's primary academic research supercomputer. We also host the UK Research Data Facility, a large data storage and analysis platform for active research data associated with computational science. Other facilities include multicore, Xeon Phi and GPU machines. - ARCHER - UK RDF EPCC has a team of experienced researchers with a wealth of expertise in the latest technologies. Our computing research covers: software for future HPC systems, modelling and simulation, performance characterisation and benchmarking, and developing national and international HPC services. We are working on several Big Data research projects, ranging from earthquake prediction and astronomical data analysis to the development of international data infrastructure for managing today's immense growth in data generation. Our software specialists have an impressive portfolio of projects, including many industrial applications. We work at the forefront of the field, for example through our leadership of the UK's Software Sustainability Institute, ensuring that today's new software continues to be improved and supported in the future.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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School of Informatics Graduate School - PhD
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01316503091