Dr. Christian TerbovenDeputy Lead of Department for High Performance Computing, Center for Computing & Communication, RWTH Aachen University
Christian Terboven is the deputy head of the HPC department at the Center for Computing and Communication at RWTH Aachen University. His research interests center around Parallel Programming – with a focus on Shared-Memory architectures, Paradigms, Programming Languages, and related Software Engineering aspects. He has been involved in the Analysis, Tuning and Parallelization of several large-scale simulation codes for various architectures, and has published over 30 peer-reviews papers on this subject.
Since 2006 he is a member of the OpenMP Language Committee. In this capacity, he is the lead of the Affinity subcommittee, working on explicit support for NUMA architectures, and the co-lead of the Tasking subcommittee, extending the support for Task-based parallelism. He is also the second representative in the OpenMP Architecture Review Board for RWTH Aachen University. He has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Technical Computing (formerly Windows HPC Server) several times.