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Energy Efficient Computing:
Reports, Publications, and Presentations


John Shalf, Energy-Efficient HPC Is Heating Up, Scientific Computing, August 5, 2010.

Jonathan Koomey, Electrical Efficiency Trends of Computation over Time (video), March 19, 2010.


David Donofrio, Leonid Oliker, John Shalf, Michael F. Wehner, Chris Rowen, Jens Krueger, Shoaib Kamil, and Marghoob Mohiyuddin, Energy-Efficient Computing for Extreme-Scale Science, IEEE Computer, November 2009.

Michael Wehner, Lenny Oliker, John Shalf, Low-Power Supercomputers, IEEE Spectrum, October 2009.

John Shalf, Michael Wehner, Leonid Oliker, and John Hules, Green Flash Project: The Challenge of Energy-Efficient HPC, SciDAC Review, Fall 2009.

Katherine Yelick in conversation with Jon Fowler, “Supercomputers for a Greener World,” in “Hot Technology, Cool Science” (video), Science at the Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, May 11, 2009.

Horst D. Simon, "Energy Efficient Computing: From Bits to Buildings," Salishan Conference on High-Speed Computing, April 29, 2009


See also:
Environmental Energy Technologies
Division publications

Michael Wehner, Leonid Oliker, and John Shalf, Towards Ultra-High Resolution Models of Climate and Weather, International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 22, 149–165 (2008).

Horst Simon, Is HPC Going Green? Scientific Computing, May/June 2008, 31–33.

Horst Simon, The Greening of HPC (lecture video), Distinguished Lecture Series in Petascale Simulation, University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, April 10, 2008.

Shoaib Kamil, John Shalf, and Erich Strohmaier, Power Efficiency in High Performance Computing, Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, 2008.

Evan Mills, William Tschudi, John Shalf, and Horst Simon, SuperComputers: Super-Polluters? Data Center Journal vol. 7, May, p. 16–18 (2008); LBNL-359E.


John Shalf, The New Landscape of Parallel Computer Architecture, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 78, 012066 ( 2007).

John Shalf, Overturning the Conventional Wisdom for the Multicore Era: Everything You Know Is Wrong, ISC2007, Dresden.

John Shalf, NERSC Power Efficiency Analysis, NERSC User Group Meeting, September 17, 2007.

John Shalf, Shoaib Kamil, David Bailey, and Erich Strohmaier, Power Efficiency and the Top500, SC2007.

John Shalf, Bill Tschudi, Stephen Elbert, Rob Pennington, Andres Marques, Tim McCann, and Tahir Cader, Power, Cooling, and Energy Consumption for the Petascale and Beyond (2007).

Shoaib Kamil and John Shalf, Power Efficiency Metrics for the Top500 (2007).


Krste Asanovíc, Rastislav Bodik, Bryan Catanzaro, Joseph Gebis, Parry Husbands, Kurt Keutzer, David Patterson, William Plishker, John Shalf, Samuel Williams, and Katherine Yelick, The Landscape of Parallel Computing Research: A View from Berkeley, University of California at Berkeley Technical Report No. UCB/EECS-2006-183, December 18, 2006.

LBNL-63186. S. Williams, J. Shalf, L. Oliker, P. Husbands, S. Kamil, K. Yelick, The Potential of the Cell Processor for Scientific Computing, Computing Frontiers, pp. 9–20 (May 2006).