University Paul Sabatier


Institution Background

Since its creation in 1969, University Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier (UPS) has been expanding its offer of multidisciplinary education in the fields of science, health, engineering, technology and sports, developing one of the most important scientific research clusters in France. Centred on Toulouse, European space and aeronautics capital, UPS is a renowned European university with a global outlook.
UPS is inclusive, humanist, collective and modern; it has always championed the highest values in serving society. Carrying out its missions, it works to ensure equal rights for all, and to open routes to development for all citizens. UPS places the human being at the centre of its concerns and affirms its role in contributing to the development of all. It implements teaching, scientific, cultural and organisational systems which aim to achieve fulfilment for all, students and staff. Fully integrated with the modern world and focused on the future of our society, UPS sees itself as an exemplar university, innovating both scientifically and academically, fully aware of its social and economic context. Its leading priorities are its students’ professional future, developing and generating value from research, and its European and international profile.

logoIRIT_669_145Research Group Background
The IRIT (Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse – Toulouse Institute of Computer Science Research) represents one of the major potential of the French research in computer science, with a workforce of more than 650 members including 264 researchers and teachers, 237 PhD students, 139 post-doc and researchers under contract and also 38 engineers and administrative employees. The 20 research groups of the laboratory are dispatched in seven scientific themes covering all the computer science domains of today: Information Analysis and Synthesis, Indexing and Information Search, Interaction, Autonomy, Dialogue and Cooperation, Reasoning and Decision, Modelization, Algorithms and High Performance Calculus, Architecture, Systems and Networks, Safety of Software Development.


logo_sepiaThe SEPIA research team is participating in the Action: The SEPIA team is centered on the efficient conception and usage of distributed operating systems, more precisely for clusters, grids and today clouds. SEPIA energy saving research is internationally recognized, for instance at European level via coordination of the former COST Action IC0804 (Energy Efficiency in large scale distributed systems), and its participation in FP7 CoolEmAll project.





Major Interest in Action Scientific Topics

  • energy efficiency
  • high-performance computing
  • distributed computing
  • cloud computing
  • runtime
  • scheduling and optimization