June 22–26, 2014
Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. Raymond Namyst

Scientific Leader, "Runtime" Research Group, INRIA

Raymond Namyst received his PhD from the University of Lille in 1997. He was lecturer at Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon from 1998 to 2001. He became a full Professor at the University of Bordeaux in September 2002. He is the scientific leader of the "Runtime" INRIA Research Group devoted to the design of high performance runtime systems for parallel architectures. His main research interests are parallel computing, scheduling on heterogeneous multiprocessor architectures (multicore, NUMA, accelerators), and communications over high speed networks. He has contributed to the development of many significant runtime systems (MPI, OpenMP) and most notably the StarPU software ( He has been member of numerous conference program committees. He was the co-chair of the Euro-Par 2011 international conference, and has served as a topic chair for SC'11 and Euro-Par'14. He has been involved in several European Exascale activities, including the European Exascale Software Initiative (EESI) for which he was coordinator of the Runtime System roadmap, and the European Technology Platform for High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC).

Presenter at: BoF 18: Towards Exascale Runtime Systems
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm