Current Clients

High End Compute is currently working with

  • Professor Paul Popelier, Univ. of Manchester
    • consultancy on CPU Scaling of a computational chemistry code via an optimised memory footprint and advanced OpenMP implementation, currently a 60x speed-up with further improvements expected
    • advice on accelerating machine learning codes using optimised MPI-OpenMP hybrid
  • Liverpool & Manchester DTP: providing an introduction to thinking parallel 1 day course


  • Manchester researcher: modelling electrical & thermal properties of microprocessor chip designs


  • Emerging Tech (EMiT) conference series - see our 2016 blog and meet us at #EMiT2019


  • a (recently) active editor of Wikipedia on high end and greener compute matters

Previous Clients

High End Compute has previously worked with

  • Dr. David Topping to successfully obtain $20K "Azure4Research" award
  • financial modelling with a London-based organisation
  • a London university: scoping out MPI optimisation work
  • a NW university: facilitating user requirements capture for research/technical computing
  • a Midlands institution: (tbc) scoping data centre evaluation in terms of energy efficiency
  • U/Manchester eco-voucher awarded to Dr. David Topping to engage with SME to evaluate energy savings by porting to KNL
  • NERC training course for UK researchers: introduction to parallelism and online/workshop training materials on use of OpenMP to accelerate NERC science
  • PSS, a leading independent UK software house/reseller - provision of training video on use of VTune to improve OpenMP codes
  • Corridor Travel Manchester, producing a web site and database of cycling buddies
  • Dr. David Topping and STEM -- the initial stages involved the production of a parallel pi cluster to illustrate parallel programming and a workshop at MSI Manchester to schoolchildren. Ongoing work involves expanding this to further schools and colleges across the UK and EU
  • a partner with ParaTools Inc
  • researchers at world class research universities in the UK
  • initial help to a major engineering firm

Ongoing Partnerships

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