Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. Dr. h.c. Prof. e.h.

Michael Resch

Principal Investigator (EXC), Fellow (SC)
High Performance Computing Centre


+49 711 685-87200


Nobelstraße 19
70569 Stuttgart


  • Information Science and Philosophy
  • Supercomputing
  • Cloud Computing
  • GRID Computing
  • Parallel Computing, Programming Models
  • Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Numerical Simulation of Flow Phenomena Blood Flow Simulation
  • Cognition and Simulation

Selected Publications

  1. A. Kaminski, M. Resch, and U. Küster. “Mathematische Opazität: Über Rechtfertigung und Reproduzierbarkeit in der Computersimulation”. In: Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie: Arbeit und Spiel 4 (2018), pp. 253–278.
  2. A. Kaminski, U. Küster, M. Resch, and B. Schembera. “Simulation als List”. In: Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie: List und Tod 2 (2015), pp. 93–121.
  3. N. Melnikova, S. Orlov, N. Shabrov, V. Kiev, A. Kuzin, M. Resch, U. Wössner, and M. Aumüller. “CAVE 3D: software extensions for scientific vizualisation of large-scale models”. In: Procedia Computer Science 66 (2015), pp. 679–688.
  4. T. Baumann and M. Resch. “Parallel Parameter Identification in Industrial Biotechnology”. In: International Journal of Parallel Programming 42.3 (2014), pp. 490–504.
  5. M. C. Wiedemann, J. M. Kunkel, M. Zimmer, T. Ludwig, M. M. Resch, T. Bönisch, X. Wang, A. Chut, A. Aguilera, W. E. Nagel, M. Kluge, and H. Mickler. “Towards I/O analysis of HPC systems and a generic architecture to collect access patterns”. In: Computer Science – Research & Development 28.2–3 (2013), pp. 241–251.
  6. E. Gabriel, S. Feki, K. Benkert, and M. M. Resch. “Towards performance portability through runtime adaptation for high performance computing applications”. In: Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 22.16 (2010), pp. 2230–2246.
  7. U. Schwiegelshohn, R. M. Badia, M. Bubak, M. Danelutto, S. Dustdar, F. Gagliardi, A. Geiger, L. Hluchy, D. Kranzlmüller, E. Laure, T. Priol, A. Reinefeld, M. Resch, A. Reuter, O. Rienhoff, T. Rüter, P. Sloot, D. Talia, K. Ullmann, R. Yahyapour, and G. von Voigt. “Perspectives on Grid Computing”. In: Future Generation Computing Systems 26.8 (2010), pp. 1104–1115.
  8. B. Krammer, K. Bidmon, M. S. Müller, and M. M. Resch. “MARMOT: An MPI Analysis and Checking Tool”. In: Advances in Parallel Computing 13 (2004), pp. 493–500.
  9. E. Gabriel, M. Resch, T. Beisel, and R. Keller. “Distributed Computing in a heterogeneous computing environment”. In: Recent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message Passing Interface. Ed. by V. Alexandrov and J. Dongarra. Vol. 1497. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 1998, pp. 180–188.
  10. K. Perktold, M. Resch, and H. Florian. “Pulsatile Non-Newtonian Flow Characteristics in a Three-Dimensional Human Carotid Bifurcation Model”. In: Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 113.4 (1991), pp. 464–475.

Working Experience

  • 2014–2017 Dean of the Faculty for Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2011–2016 Director of the Information Center of the University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • since 2003 Director of the Institute for High-Performance Computing, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • since 2003 Director of the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)
  • 2002 Assistant Professor for Computer Science, University of Houston, TX
  • 1993–2001 Researcher at the Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1990–1993 Researcher at Joanneum Research GmbH, Graz, Austria
  • 1988–1990 Research Assistant, Institute for Applied Mathematics, TU Graz, Austria


Academic Studies and Degrees

  • 2014 Honorary Professorship of the Russian Academy of Science/Siberian Branch
  • 2011 Honorary Doctorate of the Russian Academy of Science/Siberian Branch
  • 2009 Honorary Doctorate of the National Technical University of Donezk, Ukraine
  • 2001 Dr.-Ing., Faculty of Energy Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1990 Dipl.-Ing., Technical Mathematics, Technical University of Graz, Austria
  • 2015 HPC Wire Award for best use of HPC applications in automotive industry
  • 2013 HPC Wire Award for best use of HPC applications in manufacturing
  • 2010 Offer professorship/directorship computing center, TU Darmstadt (declined)
  • 2007 Invited plenary talk at SC’07 Reno, NV, USA
  • 2005 Offer of managing director of T-Systems sfr (declined)
  • 2003 NSF HPC Challenge award
  • 2000 Best Paper Award at HPCN’2000
  • Industrial Chair for International Supercomputing Conference (2016)
  • Chairman of the Board of the Automotive Simulation Center Stuttgart (since 2016)
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the “Stiftung Umwelt und Schadensvorsorge”/Foundation Environment and Damage Prevention of the “SparkassenVersicherung” (since 2016)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of “Computing and Visualization in Science” (since 2015)
  • Member of the Consulting Committee of the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (since 2015)
  • Member of the Board of the Gauß Allianz (since 2013)
  • Program Chair Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networking Conference (2011)
  • Program Chair EuroMPI 2010 (2010)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing (since 2009)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of “Computational Technologies” (since 2008)
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the IDC HPC User Forum (since 2008)
  • PI of the EXC 310 “Simulation Technology” (since 2007)
  • Member (since 2007)/Chairman (2013–2015) of the Board, Gauss Centre for Supercomp.
  • Member of Program Committee International Supercomputing Conference (since 2006)
  • Member of the Technical Computing Advisory Council of Microsoft (2006–2011)
  • Member of the Board of the Virtual Dimension Center Fellbach (since 2005)
  • Chairman (2006–2007) and Member (2004–2007) of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Swiss Center for Scientific Supercomputing/Centro Svizzero del Calcolo Scientifico
  • Member of the Adv. Board of the Dr. Karl Eisele und Elisabeth Eisele foundation (since 2004)
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the German Grid Initiative D-Grid (2003–2008)
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