Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael M. Resch
Director, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart, Germany
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael M. Resch is the director of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) and the director of the Department for High Performance Computing at the University of Stuttgart/Germany. Michael Resch has 20 years of experience in HPC and was an invited plenary speaker at SC’07 in Reno/USA. He is a member of the board of the German Gauss Center for Supercomputing (GCS), serves as the chairman of the Technology and Business Council of T-Systems sfr, and is a member of advisory councils for Microsoft and Triangle Venture Capital Group. Michael Resch is a member of the advisory board of the Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing (PC2), a member of the steering committee of the German Grid initiative D-Grid, 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 Donetzk/Ukraine.