23 February 2021

The next generation DAS, DAS-6, will be available shortly! DAS-6 is currently being installed and tested. It is expected to become available for regular use in March/April 2021.

May, 2016

IEEE Computer publishes paper about 20 years of Distributed ASCI Supercomputer. See the DAS Achievements page.

DAS-6 Steering Group

The DAS-6 system is governed by the following steering group with members from all participating organizations:

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Leiden University

University of Amsterdam (SNE)

Delft University of Technology

Universiteit van Amsterdam (AI)


  • Dr. J.W. (John) Romein
    Stichting ASTRON (Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy),
    Dwingeloo, The Netherlands