Prof. Dr. Dieter Kranzlmüller

Board Professor

Chair for Communication Systems and System Programming
Department for Informatics
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dieter Kranzlmüller is full professor of computer science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich and member of the board of the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He has worked in parallel computing and computer graphics since 1993, with a special focus on parallel programming and debugging, cluster and especially grid computing. He has participated in several national and international research projects, has been acting as reviewer and international expert for several countries and research programs, and has co-authored more than 150 scientific papers in journals, and conference proceedings. At present, he serves as Strategic Director for EGI_DS, the European Grid Initiative Design Study and as Area Director Applications of the Open Grid Forum (OGF). Before his recent move to Munich, he has been deputy head of GUP, the Institute of Graphics and Parallel Processing at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Project Director of EGI_DS, appointed national representative of Austria in the EU e-Infrastructures Reflection Group (eIRG), and member of the Austrian Grid Executive Board.