Prof. Amnon Barak
Department of Computer Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904, Israel

  Research interests:  
  • Management of clusters and multi-cluster clouds - the MOSIX project.
  • Virtualizations and run-time optimizations in clusters with GPUs - the VirtualCL (VCL) and the MAPS Framework projects.
  • Parallel and distributed algorithms for resilient computing.
      Selected publications           Erdös number: 1
  Managing the High-Performance Computing group:    

The HPC group performs groundbreaking research and development in management of high-end computing systems and run-time optimizations.

Current areas of interest include:

  • Algorithms for adaptive resource management.
  • Support of a single-system image.
  • Gossip algorithms.
  • Resilience of Exascale clusters.
  • Run-time optimizations for accelerators (e.g. GPUs) in clusters using memory access patterns.
  • Parallel and distributed systems, algorithms and applications.
      On-going and previous projects

  • B.Sc. - Mathematics, Technion.
  • M.Sc. - Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Ph.D. - Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  Selected courses:

  • Distributed systems lab.
  • High-performance computing on GPUs.
  • Parallel programming of GPUs.
  • Parallel and distributed applications.
  • Distributed computing.
  • Cluster and Grid systems.
  • Operating systems.
  • Scheduling algorithms.
  • Computer architectures.