Under the Pilot projects in cloud computing for research programme the following projects are funded:

  • CloudBIM: Exploring the Feasibility and Potential for Cloud Research in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Sector (Cardiff University, Professor Yacine Rezgui)
  • Clouds in Space (University of Southampton, Professor Simon Cox)
  • ECHO – Enabling Cloud Hosted Organisations (Queen’s University of Belfast, Dr Alan Stewart)
  • Elastic Virtual Infrastructure for Research Applications (University of St Andrews, Professor Ian Sommerville)
  • Fair Benchmarking for Cloud Computing Systems (University of Surrey, Dr Lee Gillam)
  • Flood Modelling for Cities using Cloud Computing (Newcastle University, Dr Vedrana Kutija)
  • GATE Cloud Exploratory: Adapting the General Architecture for Text Engineering to Cloud Computing (University of Sheffield, Professor Hamish Cunningham)
  • My Private Cloud (University of Kent, Professor David Chadwick)
  • myTrustedCloud: Towards a virtual private cloud (University of Oxford, Dr David Wallom)
  • Optimal Scheduling of Scientific Application Workflows for Cloud-augmented Grid Infrastructures (University of Westminster, Professor Stephen Winter)
  • Rapport: Robust Application Porting for HPC in the Cloud (Imperial College London, Professor John Darlington)

For more detailed information on the projects read the blog posts, accessible through the right hand side navigation menu.