Dynamically adaptive processors

Themes: Software technology & Intelligent Systems, Energy 

Early prototype

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The ρ-VEX processor adapts itself to programs by splitting or merging cores. Efficient execution of any workload can be achieved without wasting resources resulting in improved energy efficiency.


The underlying processor organisation allows for dynamic rerouting of (parallel) program instructions. Consequently, a single design can execute one program fast or multiple programs in parallel.


The processor is designed by the TU Delft and widely used by other academics in research settings . The proof of concept is now being evaluated in aerospace, robotics, and healthcare domains.

Dr. ir. Stephan Wong


Ir. Joost Hoozemans

Ir. Jeroen van Straten