About the Group

The GRID & Cloud Computing Group is a part of the Institute of Complex Systems of the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Fribourg.
This group, created and headed by Professor Pierre Kuonen, is working on topics related to parallel and distributed systems such as Cluster, Grid, Cloud or GPU computing systems.
More specifically activities of the group are mainly focusing on the following aspects:

  • Parallel and distributing programing
  • Distributed architectures (Cloud, Grid, Clusters, Sensor networks, …)
  • Middelware for distributed systems (resource management,…)
  • Parallel and Distributed High Performance applications

The objective of the group is to be an excellence center able to provide support to industrial and to collaborate on research activities with other academic centers at national and international level.
The GRID & Cloud Computing Group has been a partner of the European CoreGRID network of excellence ().

Contact: prof. Pierre Kuonen