This is the website for the DOE SciDAC Performance Engineering Research Institute (PERI), whose Principal Investigator is Dr. Robert F. Lucas. The PERI project is focused on delivering petascale performance to complex scientific applications running on Leadership Class computing systems.

On these pages you will find information about:

Project coordination and dissemination of current news is done through the associated PERI wiki


PERI is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, as part of its second Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC-2) research program.

More information on DOE's Office of Science and SciDAC are available from the links below

  • The PERI FY08 Annual Report is now available. It summarizes the accomplishments for the past year.
  • PERI is now conducting an on-line application survey. If you are leading an application that needs performance help, please take 30 minutes and fill it out!