CS 7333 - Advanced Green Computing

Course Description:

This course covers hardware and software techniques to improve the energy-efficiency of computing systems. Topics include best practices in building energy-efficient data centers and mobile devices, current trends in reducing the energy consumption of processors and storage components, energy-aware resource management, software optimizations, and hands-on experience on power-measurable systems.


CS 5351 and CS 5369Y or equivalent with a grade of B or higher, or consent of the instructor. 

Course Objectives:

The students will be able to:

  • Analyze research papers and evaluate existing research ideas

  • Compare experimental results from different algorithms

  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

  • Design experiments and collect experimental results on power measurable systems

Course Notes:

Course effective Fall 2017.  Available only for computer science majors.