Category: SNE

• Inaugural Lecture Rob van Nieuwpoort


Rob van Nieuwpoort will give his inaugural lecture.

Title: The e-scientist. Universal scientist or specialist?

When: Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Where: Aula of the University of Amsterdam, Spui (entrance: Singel 411)

Time: 16.00 hrs

Everyone who is interested in eScience and efficient computing is very welcome.

Note that the lecture is in Dutch!

For more details please see the following link:

• NWO Perspectief grants SNE Lab’s proposal Efficient Deep Learning

Professor Dr. Rob van Nieuwpoort of the System and Network Engineering (SNE) Lab and his team received €900K from NWO Perspectief to start a five-year project on efficient deep learning. The project of Dr. Van Nieuwpoort is part of a larger programme called Efficient Deep Learning (€7M), a project with in total 11 academic and 36 industrial partners. Together with three PhD-students, Van Nieuwpoort and three professors from the University of Amsterdam, the VU University and the Technical University in Eindhoven, studies how Efficient Deep Learning (EDL) can improve the applicability of deep learning for different industries. Read more.

• Dr. Brisk (UCR) inspires SNE Lab with lecture Processor Microarchitecture


On December 11 dr. Philip Brisk from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) visited the System and Network Engineering Lab (SNEL) at the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam. He gave a lecture about predictive models for Graphic Processing Units (GPU) performance. Kenneth O’Neal (UCR PhD student and Intern Intel’s Strategic CAD Labs), Michael Kishinvesky, Emily Shriver, Zach Waters and Ahmed Abousamra (Intel Strategic CAD Labs) contributed to the talk. Read more