Third NESUS Winter School

January 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – January 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Ruđer Bošković Institute, Centre for Informatics and Computing
Prof. Karolj Skala


Data Science and Heterogeneous Computing

Invited Lecturer:

Prof. Veljko M. Milutinovic

Fellow of the IEEE
Member of Academia Europaea

Lecture: DataFlow Computing (with hands-on).

Preliminary Agenda:

Time MONDAY, 22nd January Time WEDNESDAY, 24th January
08:00 till 14:00 Registration 09:00 till 14:00 Lecture/hands on
Opening Coffe break
Lecture/hands on Lecture/hands on
Coffe/Lunch break Lunch break
14:00 till 21:00 Lecture/hands on 14:00 till 20:00 PhD Symposium
Coffe break Social activity city tour or excursion ??
Welcome drink
Time TUESDAY, 23nd January Time THURSDAY, 23nd January
9:00 till


Lecture/hands on 9:00 till 20:00 Lecture/hands on
Coffe/Lunch breaks Coffe/Lunch breaks
Lecture/hands on Lecture/hands on
Coffe break Closing

PhD Symposium:

WEDNESDAY, 23nd January

  • PhD students and early stage researchers
  • PhD students attending the school will have the possibility to present their PhD research to a senior court and other attendees of the school.
  • Only very brief presentation are allowed (5-10 minutes due to agenda restrictions).

Local organizers:

  • Karolj Skala RBI
  • Davor Davidovic RBI
  • Tomislav Lipić RBI
  • Jelena Čubrić RBI

Winter School web page:


Applications to attend the Training School are open to:

  • Early stage researchers (as defined by the COST rules: less than PhD + 8 years experience)
  • PhD candidates / MSc thesis candidates from all NESUS COST Action countries.
  • Industry participation from COST NESUS Action countries is also highly welcome subject to approval.


There are between 30 and 35 grants available for the 2018 winter school, depending on budget availability.  The grant provides a flat rate to cover all student expenses (flight, hosting, meals, …). All trainees will have an option of accommodation in dormitories which are in the proximity of the lecture rooms, and with an affordable rate (20 Euro/night).

Since the capacity of the venue is limited, registration requests will be processed on a first come first served basis.

The registration period will be closed and the on-line registration facility disabled if the capacity of the venue is exhausted.

The grant is  flat rate changes and the amount  depending on the country. You may see the grant amount table here:Third NESUS Winter School Grants


Lecture facilities

Zagreb, Croatia at HIIM – Croatian Institute for Brain Research.

International fly connections

  • Zagreb International Airport is only 17 km from the center, 20-25 minutes by car
  • To get from the airport to the designated locations there are several transportation option: Taxi, rent-a-car or local bus ride.

Local transportation

The best means of public transport in Zagreb is the electric tram network regulated by ZET (Zagrebački električki tramvaj).


Dormitories in

  • HIIM – Croatian Institute for Brain Research
  • School of Public Health “Andrija Stampar”



About nesus

Jesus Carretero is a Full Professor of Computer Architecture and Technology at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), where he is responsible for that knowledge area since 2000. He is also Director of the Master in Administration and Management of Computer Systems, which he founded in 2004. He also serves and has served as a Technology Advisor and in applied projects with several companies such as RENFE, EADS, INDRA, SIEMENS or ISOLUX, developing research and innovation projects. He is a project reviewer for Spanish research ministry and also European Union. His research activity is centered on high-performance computing systems, distributed systems and real-time systems. He has participated and leaded several national and international research projects in these areas, founded by Madrid Regional Government, Spanish Education Ministry and the European union. He was teaching in Facultad de Informática of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) since 1989 until 1997. In 1997 and 1998 he was a visiting scholar at the NorthWestern University of Chicago (Ill, USA), where he was researching with Prof. Alok Choudhary. He works currently at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he has been teaching since 2000. Carretero is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society and member of the ACM.