Welcome to DFCTI

The Department of Computational Physics and Information Technology (DFCTI) plays a key role within the research strategy of Horia Hulubei National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH, Advanced Computing Strategy).

DFCTI's staff conducts inter- and multidisciplinary research in areas such as nuclear and subnuclear phenomena, condensed matter and biomolecular systems, using advanced computational methods. Besides, the department provides resources and services of high performance computing (HPC) as well as high-throughput computing (HTC) and cloud computing, for the support of large scale international collaborations and projects, like the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG), European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP).

The technical expertise of the staff includes HPC and HTC/grid technologies, algorithm programming and optimization, distributed data access and management, advanced networking, cluster architectures and optimization, parallel computing, molecular dynamics, machine learning, etc.

DFCTI coordinates the National Infrastructure for Advanced Scientific Computing (NGI-RO, which represents Romania in EGI), the Romanian LHC Grid Federation (RO-LCG), and the Advanced Computing Platform for Research in Physics and Related Fields (PACFIZ).