The Research Council of Norway (NFR) has nominated Anne C. Elster to serve as the Norwegian delegate for the Open European Network for High Performance Computing on Complex Environments action's management committee in COST.
COST - European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research - was founded in 1971 and is currently the widest European intergovernmental network for coordination of nationally funded research activities. COST's goal is to support cooperation among scientists and researchers to ensure that Europe holds a strong position in the field of scientific and technical research for peaceful purposes.
At her HPC-laboratory Elster currently has 11 master students and 2 PhD candidates doing research on heterogenous and hierarchical parallel computer systems. Elster hopes that better cooperation with the EU partners will accelerate the research within the domain.