Prof. Dr. Wolfgang E. Nagel
Director of the Center for Information Services & High Performance Computing (ZIH), Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Dr. Wolfgang E. Nagel is full professor of Computer Architecture at the Institute for Computer Engineering at Technical University Dresden. He graduated from Aachen University (RWTH) with a diploma in computer science and a PhD, and has worked in the field of parallel programming since the early 80ies. Already in 1986, he was invited to give a presentation at the very first Supercomputer Conference/Seminar in Mannheim. Apart from analysis of innovative computer architectures and the development of efficient algorithms and methods, his research profile covers modern programming concepts and software tools to support complex compute and data intensive applications. He has published more than 100 papers in those areas, and has been either a program committee member, program chair, or general chair at more than 50 conferences and workshops. Furthermore, he has been the dean of the Computer Science department at TU Dresden from 2006 to 2009, and he is the Chairman of Gauß-Allianz e.V., Berlin. Since 2005, he has been a member of the DFG Commission for Computer Infrastructure (KfR) as well as of the Leibniz-Association’s Senate Evaluation Committee.