Research Laboratory for Sustainable Systems (RLSS) is an NSF-sponsored research lab.
to the increasing energy consumption by computer systems and
thermal threat to computer systems, environmentally sustainable
computing has received a significant attention in industry and
research. The goal of sustainable computing is to efficiently and
effectively manage system resource to render the
computing sustaiable with minimal impact on the environment.
The underlying systems are pretty diverse, ranging from embedded
systems to high-performance chip-multiprocessors to server clusters in
data centers. Many applications on these systems demand timing
their applications. One of our research goals is to study these
timing-sensitive applicaitons on the diverse sustainable computing platforms.
On the other hand, many systems are highly
vulnerable to faults or attacks, which can compromise the system
performance, corrupt important data, or expose private information. The
other major research goal to design
approaches to render systems more sustainable,
secure and trustworthy.