Dr.-Ing. Achim BasermannTeam Leader "High Performance Computing", German Aerospace Center
Dr. Achim Basermann obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from RWTH Aachen in 1995 followed by a postdoctoral position in Computer Science at Research Centre Jülich GmbH, Central Institute for Applied Mathematics. In 1997 he joined C&C Research Laboratories, NEC Europe Ltd., in Sankt Augustin, Germany and led a team of HPC application experts. Since 2009 he is with the Simulation and Software Technology institute of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Cologne, Germany, as team leader of the HPC group within the department “Distributed Systems and Component Software”. Current research is focused on massively parallel linear algebra algorithms, partitioning methods and optimization tools in the area of computational fluid dynamics for many-core architectures and GPGPU clusters.