Valentin Plugaru

Valentin Plugaru

Collaborateur scientifique

Faculté ou Centre Faculté des Sciences, de la Technologie et de la Communication
Unité de recherche CSC
Adresse postale Université du Luxembourg
Maison du Nombre
6, Avenue de la Fonte
L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Bureau sur le campus MNO, E04 0445-070
Téléphone (+352) 46 66 44 5545
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 35545

Member of the UL HPC team, specialized in HPC, Grid and Cloud environments.
Main role since 2014: growing the UL research computing capabilities.
The UL HPC platform has expanded from 43.2TFlops in 2014 to over 200TFlops in 2017.
Deep involvement in all UL HPC projects and at all stages - from strategic planning of new facilities to making them a reality for UL researchers.
Close interaction with all UL research groups and their external partners in order to make their applications work efficiently on the HPC platform.

Lecturing and student project supervision for the UL MiCS.

Presenter of select advanced topics at the yearly HPC School.


Member of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 - Sustainability for and by Information Technology
Member of the IEEE CloudCom 2016 Organizing Committee -

Research interests

  • R&D in High Performance Computing (HPC), Grid and Cloud Computing
  • Energy Efficiency and Performance Evaluation of HPC/Cloud environments
  • Virtualization middleware and container systems

Last updated on: vendredi, 16 juin 2017

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See detailPerformance Evaluation of the XDEM framework on the OpenStack Cloud Computing Middleware
Besseron, Xavier; Plugaru, Valentin; Mahmoudi, Amir Houshang; Varrette, Sébastien; Peters, Bernhard; Bouvry, Pascal

in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering (2015, February)

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See detailVizBin - an application for reference-independent visualization and human-augmented binning of metagenomic data
Laczny, Cédric; Sternal, Tomasz; Plugaru, Valentin; Gawron, Piotr; Atashpendar, Arash; Margossian, Houry Hera; Coronado, Sergio; van der Maaten, Laurens; Vlassis, Nikos; Wilmes, Paul

in Microbiome (2015)

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See detailA Holistic Model of the Performance and the Energy-Efficiency of Hypervisors in an HPC Environment
Guzek, Mateusz; Varrette, Sébastien; Plugaru, Valentin; Pecero, Johnatan; Bouvry, Pascal

in Concurrency & Computation : Practice & Experience (2014)

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See detailPerformance Analysis of Cloud Environments on Top of Energy-Efficient Platforms Featuring Low Power Processors
Plugaru, Valentin; Varrette, Sébastien; Bouvry, Pascal

in Proc. of the 6th IEEE Intl. Conf. on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom'14) (2014, December)

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See detailPerformance tuning of applications in HPC environments employing Simulated Annealing
Plugaru, Valentin; Varrette, Sébastien; Bouvry, Pascal

Scientific Conference (2014, October)

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See detailHPC Performance and Energy-Efficiency of the OpenStack Cloud Middleware
Varrette, Sébastien; Plugaru, Valentin; Guzek, Mateusz; Besseron, Xavier; Bouvry, Pascal

in Proc. of the 43rd Intl. Conf. on Parallel Processing (ICPP-2014), Heterogeneous and Unconventional Cluster Architectures and Applications Workshop (HUCAA'14) (2014, September)

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