IT4Innovations experts solve a wide range of problems arising in various scientific and engineering domains. In the field of mechanical engineering these include, for example, pump and turbine efficiency optimization, electric motor cooling optimization, and design of remodelling cranial orthoses with optimal parameters. In the field of nanotechnology, research is focused on the design of new materials and surfaces, development of special surfaces for nanooptics, and modelling and design of nanocomposites. In the field of IT, the research focus is on big data analyses using artificial intelligence and finding its areas of application in, for example, medical science, logistics, smart cities and distribution networks, and Earth sciences. Other applications and activities include detection of undesirable deformations of transport infrastructure and landslides from satellite data, research and development of platforms for efficient execution of workflows on a supercomputer (e.g., a platform for massively parallel processing of DNA sequences) and last but not least, network security and Internet of Things.

IT4Innovations research activities

IT4Innovations research activities are carried out across 5 research laboratories.

Parallel Algorithms Research Lab

The laboratory is primarily focused on providing support for industry. The research team conducts applied research in the field of development of scalable algorithms and HPC libraries, numerical modelling, and engineering simulations as well as high performance molecular simulations.

Advanced Data Analysis and Simulation Lab

The laboratory research team specializes in advanced data analysis, research and development in the field of HPC, HPDA, and Cloud technology co-design with a focus on boosting industry and society, program models for HPDA, artificial intelligence, modelling, simulations, and dynamic systems and their applications.

Modeling for Nanotechnologies Lab

The laboratory is focused on the design of new materials, development of special surfaces for nanooptics, and modeling and design of nanocomposites. It boasts state-of-the-art equipment following the latest trends.

Big Data Analysis Lab

The laboratory is focused on network security, the Internet of Things, big data analysis, speech processing as well as artificial intelligence applications in complex systems. It also aims at developing efficient knowledge acquisition and processing methods.

Infrastructure Research Lab

The laboratory research team specializes in development and acceleration of parallel applications, code analysis, performance, scalability, energy efficiency optimization, development of services for infrastructure users, image processing, scientific data visualization, and virtual and augmented reality.