Department of Information Technology

Our goal

is to develop the insights that enable new tools and approaches to make parallel programming easier, and to demonstrate their effectiveness through prototype implementations on real problems.

Recent publications

  1. Multigrid for matrix-free finite element computations on graphics processors. Karl Ljungkvist and Martin Kronbichler. Technical report / Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University nr 2017-006, 2017.
  2. Context-bounded analysis for POWER. Parosh Aziz Abdulla, Mohamed Faouzi Atig, Ahmed Bouajjani, and Tuan Phong Ngo. In Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems: Part II, volume 10206 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp 56-74, Springer, 2017.
  3. TaskInsight: Understanding task schedules effects on memory and performance. Germán Ceballos, Thomas Grass, Andra Hugo, and David Black-Schaffer. In Proc. 8th International Workshop on Programming Models and Applications for Multicores and Manycores, pp 11-20, ACM Press, New York, 2017.


  • Kim-Anh Tran has January 2017 been awarded an ACM-W scholarship.
  • Kim-Anh Tran has January 2017 been awarded a professional activities grant from the ACM SIGPLAN Professional Activities Committee for attending the International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO'17).
  • Pontus Ekberg, has been awarded the Bjurzons Premium "for an excellent treatise in the field of science written by a student or young academic teacher." december 2016. Read about Bjurzons Premium here (in Swedish only).
  • Kim-Anh Tran was awarded the third prize for her work on compiling for energy-efficiency "SWOOP: Software Out-of-Order Execution for In-Order Architectures" in the ACM Student Research competition organised in conjunction with PACT'16. More details about the competition and prizes are available here:
  • Best poster award at IPDPS 2016 (IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium) Germán Ceballos won best poster award for the PHD forum at IPDPS.
  • Independent Pedagogical Award 2016: David Black-Schaffer has been awarded the Independent Pedagogical Award 2016! The theme was "Integration of digital resources in teaching and learning".

Updated  2017-05-09 14:34:05 by Roland Grönroos.