HLRS Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

Highlights of the most recent HLRS Annual Report include a look back at HLRS's 25-year history; reports on new activities in AI, quantum computing, and crisis computing; and an interview with Porsche's manager for methods and model-based systems engineering about HPC in the automotive industry.

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Annual Report 2021 (English Edition - PDF 6.5 MB)

Jahresbericht 2021 (Deutsche Fassung - PDF 6.3 MB)


Director's Welcome

Spotlight: 25 Years HLRS

  • 25 Years of Innovation at the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart
  • A History of High Performance
  • Supporters Congratulate HLRS on Its 25th Anniversary
  • Book Documents History of Supercomputing

News Briefs

News Highlights

  • CIRCE Project to Improve Capabilities for Urgent Computing
  • Sustainability at HLRS: With Great Performance Comes Great Responsibility
  • Digital Twin of Historic Ludwigsburg Theater
  • SEQUOIA Project to Bring Quantum Computing to Industry
  • Supercomputing that Breathes: An Interview with Monika Wierse
  • HLRS Completes Data Security Assessment
  • Building Trust in Science
  • Artificial Intelligence for Safer Automation

HLRS by Numbers

User Research

  • Supercomputing Enables Analysis of Massive Atmospheric Datasets
  • HPC Helps Scientists in Quest to Advance Hydrogen-Based Energy Storage
  • Simulation Could Improve Durability of Hydroelectric Turbines
  • Selected Publications by Our Users in 2021

About Us

  • Inside Our Computing Room
  • User Profile
  • Third-Party Funded Research Projects
  • HPC Training Courses in 2021
  • Workshops and Conferences in 2021
  • HLRS Books
  • Organization Chart
  • Departments

Past Annual Reports

2020 Annual Report

COVID-19 and HPC, Hawk Inaugurated, Blue Angel and EMAS Certifications, HPC Expertise Across Europe...

2019 Annual Report

Preparing for the AI Future, Environmental Certifications, HPC and the Media Arts, Digital Tools for Urban Planning…

2018 Annual Report

Engineering the Future, European Centers of Excellence, Stuttgart 21, Networking the Auto Industry…

2017 Annual Report

Do Good and Teach about It, Supercomputing Supports Sustainability, Hazel Hen’s Millionth Job...