June 17-21, 2012

Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Costas Bekas

Research Staff Member, IBM Research Zurich

Costas Bekas is a Research Staff member with IBM Research - Zurich. He received his B. Eng., Msc and PhD, all from the Computer Engineering & Informatics Department, University of Patras, Greece, in 1998, 2001 and 2003 respectively. Between 2003-2005, he worked as a postdoctoral associate with prof. Yousef Saad at the Computer Science & Engineering Department, University of Minnesota, USA. Costas's main focus is in massively parallel systems and their impact in every day life, science and business. His research agenda spans numerical and combinatorial algorithms, energy aware and fault tolerant systems/methods and computational science.

Contributions: Life Science – Scales & Scaling
Molecular Dynamics Simulations: Callenges & Opportunities
Research Paper Session 2
PRACE Award Winning Paper
A Fast & Scalable Low Dimensional Solver for Charged Particle Dynamics in Large Particle Accelerators
Opening Session with ISC'12 Keynote Talk & 39th TOP500 List
Awarding of the PRACE Award
Program may be subject to changes.