The Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna was founded in 1088 and is considered to be the oldest University in Western Europe. Nowadays it still remains one of the most important institutions of higher education across Europe with more than 85.000 enrolled students, 11 Schools, 33 Departments, more than 3000 academics and 3000 administrative staff.
University of BolognaThe UNIBO research excellence is witnessed by its capability of attracting funding both at European and National level (first Italian university for FP7 funded projects with more than 260 projects and more than 84 million € of funding; first university in Italy for FFO research endowment in 2012), and by its position in International rankings (first Italian university in QS world university ranking 2013).
HPC at University of BolognaReferring to the high performance computing, UNIBO main research interests are related to HPC hardware development (computer architecture, parallel programming models and energy optimization and management for green computing systems), HPC software development (big data processing, Cloud, stream processing) and HPC applications in several scientific contexts (chemistry, biology, pharmacology, astronomy and cosmology, nano-electronics and device physics) and research domains (e.g. smart cities).