Hans-Joachim Bungartz is a Professor of Informatics and Mathematics at the 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 2013, Dr. Bungartz has served as both Dean of Informatics and TUM Graduate Dean, with responsibility of doctoral education TUM-wide.
Dr. Bungartz has served 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 was 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 flows 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).