Sabri Pllana

Sabri Pllana

Senior lecturer
Department of Computer Science and Media Technology Faculty of Technology
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Sabri Pllana is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Media Technology of the Linnaeus University in Sweden. Before joining the Linnaeus University, he worked for 12 years at the Research Group Scientific Computing of the University of Vienna in Austria. He holds a PhD degree (with distinction) in computer science from the Vienna University of Technology.


Students that are interested for a bachelor or a master degree project should have previously completed a parallel computing course (2DV605 or equivalent). An example of completed master's degree project in parallel computing is "Accelerated Deep Learning using Intel® Xeon Phi™".


Sabri Pllana is head of the High-performance Computing Centre at LNU. His research interests include heterogeneous computing systems, and cognitive computing techniques. He also studies properties of various kinds of socio-technical systems (such as, health-care systems) using innovative modelling and simulation techniques. He contributed to several EU-funded projects and he coordinated the FP7 project PEPPHER.


Sabri Pllana is Senior Member of the IEEE (# 80432603), associate editor of Computing journal (Springer), member of the European Network on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation (HiPEAC), member of the European ICT COST Action (IC1406) on High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications (cHiPSet), associate member of ETP4HPC, and member of the Euro-Par Advisory Board.


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