Hans-Joachim Bungartz is a Professor of Informatics and Mathematics at Technical University of Munich (TUM) and holds the Scientific Computing chair in TUM’s Informatics Department.
Dr. Bungartz earned degrees in Mathematics and Informatics and a doctorate as well as his habilitation in Informatics, all from TUM. He became Associate Professor of Mathematics at University of Augsburg, Full Professor of Informatics at University of Stuttgart, and returned to TUM in 2005. Since 2008, he has also been affiliated with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Belgrade, Serbia. Since 2013, Dr. Bungartz has served as both Dean of Informatics and TUM Graduate Dean, heading TUM Graduate School with responsibility of doctoral education TUM-wide. He is a member of TUM’s Extended Board of Management.
Dr. Bungartz has served or serves on several editorial boards, and he was a member of the scientific directorate of the Leibniz Institute for Informatics Schloss Dagstuhl. He is involved in various national and international review and advisory board activities. In 2011, he was elected chairman of the German National Research and Educational Network (DFN). Furthermore, Dr. Bungartz is a board member of Leibniz Supercomputing Center. In 2016, Dr. Bungartz has been appointed a steering committee member of the Council for Doctoral Education of the European University Association.
His research interests are where Computational Science & Engineering, Scientific Computing, and Supercomputing meet. He works on parallel numerical algorithms, hardware-aware numerics, high-dimensional problems, data analytics, and aspects of HPC software, with fields of application such as computational fluid dynamics or plasma physics. Most of his projects have been interdisciplinary ones. As an example, he is one of the coordinators of the Priority Program Software for Exascale Computing (SPPEXA) of the German Research Foundation (DFG).