PhD opportunities

EPCC offers the opportunity to study for a PhD in areas related to High Performance Computing, Computational Data Science and Software Sustainability.

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Potential research topics

Please contact phd@epcc.ed.ac.uk for more information on any projects listed below.

Benchmarking Quantum Advantage
Dr Oliver Brown; Dr Raul Garcia-Patron Sanchez (School of Informatics)

Designing scientific applications for the dependent tasks programming model
Dr Mark Bull

HPC workload generation and benchmarking
Dr Michèle Weiland, Dr Andy Turner

Large simulations of active matter
Dr Kevin Stratford, Prof Alexander Morozov (School of Physics and Astronomy)

Microbenchmarks for Accelerator Offloading
Dr Mark Bull

Modelling active emulsions and active shells
Dr Kevin Stratford, Prof Davide Marenduzzo (School of Physics and Astronomy)

Obtaining performance portability via Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) and MLIR
Dr Nick Brown, Dr Tobias Grosser (School of Informatics)

Open Source Provenance Survey (OSPREY)
Dr Rob Baxter, Donald Scobbie

Supporting heterogeneous architectures in ASiMoV-CCS
Dr Michèle Weiland

We also welcome applications for PhD study in areas related to our research for applicants who have funding from other sources.

How to apply

Before applying, please contact phd@epcc.ed.ac.uk to agree a short research proposal with the project's supervisor. This proposal must be submitted together with your application. Your supervisor will advise you on the further details of the application process.