Department of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
G14, Ashton Building, University of Liverpool
I am a Senior Fellow of the HEA. My teaching at Liverpool currently focuses on HPC (high performance computing), Data Science/Big Data and AI, with my research centred on energy efficient perfomant computing. I am a member Infrastructure subgroup of 'Digital' Research Theme at the University of Liverpool, run the UG Year in Industry Placements for the Department of Computer Science, am the contact point for HPC within the Computer Science department.
I'd be happy to receive enquiries for PhD candidancy in the topics discussed below.
- COMP328: High Performance Computing (access may available upon request)
- COMP528 module - Multi-core & Multi-processor Computing. Covering HPC on CPU, GPU and maybe FPGA. (access may available upon request)
- COMP530 module (Big Data Group Projects) - applying HPC and ML techniques to so called "big data". The materials for this course are available via the University's "VITAL" online learning system.
- expanding the MSc including enhancement of the industrial elements, via increased numbers of companies involved - various parts of this module involve projects and demos for the students: if you are a company or research institution and would like to discuss potential work with some excellent students, then please email me
- exploring teaching of elements of the MSc to wider audiences
- the pedagogy of HPC and related matters
- my Teaching/Scholarship pages, including tips of remote teaching & learning and SAM .v. VITAL
My current research interests include:
- performance-portable CPU|FPGA
- energy efficient compute: I am currently working with partners to submit Royal Society and EPSRC Fellowship grants
- extending the boundaries of quantum computing
- investigator of "@LivUni Quantum Computing Network"
- materials from QLM/myQLM training (26Nov with Atos) available upon request
HPC, AI, Data Science, Big Data Resources
HPC Facilities available to UoL Research and Teaching
Positions of responsibility
Positions in a Personal Capacity
Current and recent MSc/PhD students, and their work, include
Selected Recent-ish Publications
- 2019: "Proceedings of the 2019 Emerging Technology Conference". Editors: M.K.Bane and V.Holmes, ISBN 978-0-9933426-4-6
- 2019: UK OpenMP Users Conference: "Lessons from Coarse Grained OpenMP Parallelisation and Code Optimisations to Accelerate Quantum Computational Chemistry FORTRAN90 Code 'FFLUX'", Benjamin Symons and Paul Popelier, University of Manchester. Michael Bane, High End Compute Ltd
- 2018: Energy Efficient Computing Research at STFC Hartree Centre, Michael Bane, poster, ISC2018
- 2017: "Accelerating activity coefficient calculations using multicore platforms, and profiling the energy use resulting from such calculations", David Topping, Irfan Alibay, and Michael Bane, EGU2017-12246. (2017)
- 2016: "FEREBUS: Highly Parallelized Engine for Kriging Training", N. Di Pasquale, M. Bane, S.J. Davie and P.L.A. Popelier, J. Comput.Chem., 37, 2606-2616 (2016).
- 2016: “Proceedings of the EMerging Technology (EMiT) Conference 2016. Editors: B.D.Rogers, D.Topping, F.Mantovani, M.K.Bane. ISBN 978-0-9933426-3-9”
- 2016: "UManSysProp: An online facility for molecular property prediction and atmospheric aerosol calculations", D.O. Topping, M. Barley, M. Bane, N.J. Higham, B. Aumont, and G. McFiggans, Geosci. Model. Dev. 9, 899-914, 2016
- 2015: Proceedings of the EMerging Technology (EMiT) Conference 2015. ISBN 978-0-9933426-0-8
- 2013: Case Study: BBC - In the Mood for Music"a case study of HTC (high throughput) work I undertook for BBC R&D to reduce time to analyse 128,000 music files from estimated 1.5 years to just 6 hours
- 2008: "Development and illustrative outputs of the Community Integrated Assessment System (CIAS), a multi-institutional modular integrated assessment approach for modelling climate change", Environmental Modelling & Software, 23(5). (EMS "best paper" Award)
- 2006: R.W. Ford, G.D. Riley, M.K. Bane, C.W. Armstrong and T.L. Freeman (2006), "GCF: a General Coupling Framework", Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, (John Wiley & Sons), vol. 18, no. 2, pp163-181. doi:10.1002/cpe.910. (PDF may require registration)
- 2005: Elliot, M. J., Manning, A., Mayes, K., Bane, M. and Gurd,J., (2005) "SUDA: a program for identifying and grading special uniques". Proceedings of UNECE worksession of statistical Data Confidentiality, Geneva, November 2005.
- 2002: Michael K Bane and Graham D Riley, "Extended Overhead Analysis for OpenMP” in Euro-Par 2002 Parallel Processing, 8th International EuroPar Conference, Paderborn, Germany, Aug 2002.
- 2001: M.K. Bane, M.D. Mihajlovic (2001), “A Fast Parallel Solver for the Biharmonic Problem”, Proceedings of the Tenth SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Portsmouth, Virginia USA, 2001
- 2000: M.K. Bane and G.R. Riley, “Automatic Overheads Profiler for OpenMP Codes” EWOMP2000 conference, 14-15 Sept. 2000, University of Edinburgh.
- 2000: M.K. Bane, R. Keller, M. Pettipher & I. Smith (2000) "A Comparison of MPI and OpenMP Implementations of a Finite Element Analysis Code" Cray User Group 22-26 May 2000, Noordwijk NL
- 1992: M.K. Bane and T.L. Freeman, (1992) “Asynchronous Algorithms for Calculating Polynomial Zeros” in “Parallel Computing: Problems, Methods and Applications”, ed. Messina, P. and Murli, A., Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 53-62.
- 1991: T.L. Freeman and M.K. Bane, “Asynchronous Polynomial Zero-Finding Algorithms”. Parallel Computing 17, pp. 673-681, 1991.
- 1991: M.K. Bane and T.L. Freeman, “Implementation of Parallel Asynchronous Iterative Methods in occam” in “Applications of Transputers III”, ed. Durrani, T.S., et al, I.O.S., Amsterdam, 1991.
- 1990: T.L. Freeman and M.K. Bane, “An occam Implementation of an Asynchronous Algorithm for Calculating Polynomial Zeros” in “Applications of Transputers II”, ed. Pritchard, D.J. and Scott, C.J., I.O.S., Amsterdam, pp. 533-540, 1990
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