Prof. Dr. Michael M. Resch
Director, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult Michael M. Resch is the Dean of the faculty for Energy- Process and Biotechnology of the University of Stuttgart, director of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), director of the Department for High Performance Computing, and director of the Information Center (IZUS) at the University of Stuttgart/Germany. Michael Resch has over 25 years of experience in HPC and was an invited plenary speaker at SC’07 in Reno/USA. He is a chairman of the board of the German Gauss Center for Supercomputing (GCS), and is a member of advisory councils for Triangle Venture Capital Group and a number of foundations. Michael Resch is a member of the advisory board of the Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing (PC2) and a member of the steering committee of the IDC HPC User Forum. He has contributed for years to the success of ISC and has been active in a variety of conferences and community activities in supercomputing over the last years. Michael Resch holds a degree in Technical Mathematics from the Technical University of Graz/Austria and a PhD in Engineering from the University of Stuttgart/Germany. In 2002 he held an Assistant Professorship at the department of computer science of the University of Houston/TX. In 2009 he was awarded an honourable doctoral degree from the National Technical University of Donezk/Ukraine. In 2011 he was awarded an honourable doctoral degree from the Russian Academy of Science.