A number of high-performance computing (HPC) commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) platforms offer the computation capabilities needed by autonomous systems in domains such as automotive, space, avionics, robotics and factory automation by means of multicores, GPUs and specialized accelerators. Unfortunately, the
utilization of HPC platforms has been traditionally considered out of the reach for the safety-critical systems industry due to the difficulties or roadblocks these platforms bring to the certification process. This workshop focuses on the research towards the adoption of HPC hardware and software platforms in the context of safety- and security-critical applications. In particular, the scope of the workshop includes functional-safety and security requirements for HPC systems, including but not limited to non-functional aspects such as time-predictability and energy consumption.

Topics of interest

  1. High-performance critical real-time systems
  2. Dependable systems and safety mechanisms
  3. Hardware and Software security in safety-critical systems


Carles Hernàndez (Universitat Politènica de València)
Jaume Abella (Barcelona Supercomputing Center)
Mikel Azkarate-askatsua (Ikerlan)
Roman Obermaisser (University of Siegen)