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Prof. Paolo Bientinesi, Ph.D.


Paolo Bientinesi
Department of Computing Science
Plan 4, MIT-huset
Umeå Universitet
901 87 Umeå


Research Interests

  • High-Performance & Parallel Computing
  • Numerical Linear Algebra
  • Computer Automation & Mathematical Software
  • Computer Music
  • Computational Science and Engineering

Professional Career

2020 - present Director - High-Performance Computing Center North (HPC2N), Umeå University
2019 - present Full Professor - Department of Computing Science, Umeå University
2014 - 2019 W2 Professor - Computer Science Department, RWTH Aachen
2008 - 2014 W1 Professor - Computer Science Department, RWTH Aachen
2008 - 2019 Research Group Leader - AICES, RWTH Aachen
2006 - 2008 Research Associate - Department of Computer Science, Duke University


2006 Ph.D. - Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin.
Dissertation: Mechanical Derivation and Systematic Analysis of Correct Linear Algebra Algorithms.
Advisor: Prof. Robert van de Geijn.
1998 Laurea Degree (Summa Cum Laude) - Department of Computer Science, University of Pisa, Italy.
Thesis: Computational Geometry Techniques for Approximating Electrostatic Forces.
Supervised by Dr. Marco Pellegrini.

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