Collaborative Projects

cfaed - Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden

cfaed is a Cluster of Excellence of Technische Universität Dresden. Funded for five years by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), it follows nine research paths to find new technologies for future semiconductors. cfaed is connecting two universities and several research institutes in Saxony (TU Dresden, TU Chemnitz, 2 Fraunhofer Institutes, 2 Leibniz Institutes, 2 Max Planck Institutes, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf, Kurt Schwabe Institute Meinsberg (KSI) and NaMLab).

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The DFG Collaborative Research Center (CRC/SFB 912) "Highly Adaptive Energy Efficient Computing(HAEC)" complements this cluster as Path H. HAEC focuses on large-scale, multi-chip computing platforms with disruptive wireless and optical inter-chip interconnects and on hardware/software adaptation methods for a new quality of energy-efficient computing. The CRC is scientifically linked to cfaed, even though it is organizationally independent.

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HiPEAC (European Network of Excellence on High-Performance Embedded Architecture and Compilation)

Since 2008 Prof. Castrillon has been an active member of the European Network of Excellence HiPEAC. The chair for Compiler Construction will continue to actively participate in this thrilling network.

HiPEAC's missions are:

  • to steer and increase the European research in the area of high-performance and embedded computing systems
  • to stimulate cooperation between academia and industry, computer architects and tool builders
  • to create a visible and integrated pan-European community in computing systems.
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RoSI Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg)

The DFG Research Training Group "Role-based Software Infrastructures for continuous-context-sensitive Systems" (RoSI) aims to apply the concept of roles at different abstraction levels, i.e., modeling of concepts, languages, applications, and software systems, and demonstrate its practical applicability. The Chair for Compiler Construction investigates compiler optimizations, mostly at run-time, to reduce the performance overhead incurred by programming with roles. 

Silexica Inc/GmbH

The chair for compiler construction has a close cooperation with Silexica. Silexica is an award-wining company that provides tools for programming embedded multicore architectures. Together with the Silexica team, we work on methodologies and algorithms for programming heterogeneous systems. This includes extraction of parallelism from C code and mapping of process networks to multicores.

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National Instruments

NI provides powerful, flexible technology solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. From daily tasks to grand challenges, NI helps engineers and scientists overcome complexity to exceed even their own expectations. Customers in nearly every industry—from healthcare and automotive to consumer electronics and particle physics—use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve our world.