Power and Energy-aware Computing on Heterogeneous Systems (PEACHES)

Power and Energy-aware Computing on Heterogeneous Systems (PEACHES) is a Dagstuhl seminar, which takes places at Schloss Dagstuhl on August, 21-26, 2022 and is organised by

  • Julian De Hoog (The University of Melbourne, AU)
  • Kerstin I. Eder (University of Bristol, GB)
  • Timo Hönig (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, DE)
  • Daniel Mosse (University of Pittsburgh, US)


There is an urgent need to understand how computing fits into the broader picture of our energy consumption, and what role there is for computing to reduce our carbon footprint and help to accelerate the transition to renewables. This requires new ways of thinking across different domains, and highly energy-efficient hardware and software designs that adapt to changing operating conditions. Collaboration is increasingly required across the entire system stack – from system designers to programmers and operators. This Dagstuhl Seminar aims to bring together experts from computer science and computer engineering that share a common vision for power and energy efficient computing. Five principal topic areas will be discussed: 

  • Energy Transparency from Hardware to Software 
  • Energy Optimisation and Management
  • Computing for Sustainability
  • Saving Joules: “Green computing” Hackathons
  • Disruptive Paradigms
The seminar aims to (i) identify the intellectual challenges to significantly lower the energy consumed by computing, (ii) create new cross-domain collaborations to address these challenges, and (iii) generate new knowledge and understanding of how computational processes may interact to reduce the carbon footprint of computing.

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