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Scalable Computing

Scalable Computing

We create the enabling technology required to deliver tomorrow's large-scale services.

Our work ranges from scalable cloud computing and big data analytics to video game technologies and green computing.

We host the EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Cloud Computing for Big Data. We run two advanced postgraduate programmes: Cloud Computing and Game Engineering.

Over 60 students a year graduate from our research group to meet the needs of industry and society.

Working collaboratively

We also work closely with successful global and local IT companies, including:

  • Microsoft
  • Red Hat
  • HP
  • Sony
  • Arjuna
  • Ubisoft

Our work with the public sector includes close collaboration with Newcastle City Council.

Our aims

Our ethos is 'research with purpose'. We aim to have both societal and economic impact.

We work on some of the major challenges facing society. This includes leading the Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy hub.

Our work extends beyond the traditional computing industry. Our research projects bring our solutions to a broader array of researchers and commercial sectors. This includes:

  • chemical engineering
  • healthcare
  • railways
  • medicine
  • entertainment