The Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) is a young, prestigious public institution providing modern and flexible degrees tailored to the needs of society. Its history dates back to the early 70s, although some of its schools are over a hundred years old. Currently, its academic community comprises more than 38,000 students, almost 2,500 lecturers and researchers, and 1,500 administration and services professionals.
Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaThe Universitat Politècnica de València stands out in technological research in numerous areas, in terms of patents, technology licensing and R&D research cooperation agreements with companies. It is the only Spanish technological institution ranked as one of the top universities worldwide and one the students usually prefer most: in fact, 94.5% would study at the UPV again if they had to start again.
HPC Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) is leading research in different areas of HPC. In particular, high-performance interconnects (BlueGene/L interconnect, InfiniBand, Myrinet) and on-chip networks for multicore systems, both for Chip Multiprocessors (CMPs) and for embedded systems (MPSoCs). UPV also covers research for on-chip memory hierarchy for homegeneous and heterogeneous (superscalar cores and GPGPUs) CMPs mainly covering different memory technologies and power-aware issues, cooperative prefetching, efficient memory controller policies and on-chip DRAM organization. UPV has also expertise in remote GPU virtualization middleware, in the context of the NVIDIA CUDA library and the InfiniBand interconnect.