Annual Report

Cover: HLRS Annual Report 2018

Annual Report 2018

The HLRS 2018 Annual Report provides a wealth of information about our activities over the past year. Highlights include a survey of HLRS's expertise in computational engineering, descriptions of new projects and programs, and reports on recent applications of HLRS computing resources in scientific discovery and industrial R&D.


Director's Welcome


  • Engineering the Future

News & Highlights

  • News in Brief
  • New European Centers of Excellence Funded
  • HLRS Visualization Supports Stuttgart 21 Construction
  • Supercomputing-Akademie Completes First Course
  • Sociopolitical Advisory Board to Help Guide HLRS Vision
  • SimTech Named National Center of Excellence
  • Media Solution Center to Promote Innovation in Film and Digital Art
  • EXCELLERAT Will Bring HPC Applications to Engineering Industry
  • Building a Sustainable HPC Infrastructure
  • Interview: Networking the German Auto Industry
  • Student Dives into Data to Predict Train Delays
  • Enhanced User Support Improves Performance of HPC Systems
  • EuxDat: Taking Agriculture into the Cloud
  • PhD Graduates 2018
  • Looking Inside Simulation‘s ”Black Box"

HLRS by the Numbers

User Research

  • Supercomputer Enables Sound Prediction Model for Noise Control
  • Using Computational Chemistry to Investigate New Semiconductor Technologies
  • Simulation and Machine Learning Could Make Power Plants More Efficient
  • Selected User Publications

About HLRS

  • Inside Our Computing Room
  • User Profile
  • Third-Party Funded Research Projects
  • HPC Training Courses in 2018
  • Workshops and Conferences 2018
  • Structure
  • Divisions and Departments