Alex

Prof. Dr. Alexander Breuer (alex.breuer@uni-jena.de)

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik
Institut für Informatik
Professur für Skalierbare daten- und rechenintensive Analysen
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2
07743 Jena
Germany

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Spring 2016
    Nominated for the GI-Dissertationspreis 2015 (best dissertation prize) of Gesellschaft für Informatik.
  • Autumn 2014
    ACM IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial Fellowship for the doctoral project “Petascale High Order Earthquake Simulations”.
  • Autumn 2014
    ACM Gordon Bell Prize nomination for the collaborative paper “Petascale High Order Dynamic Rupture Earthquake Simulations on Heterogeneous Supercomputers”.
  • Summer 2014
    PRACE-ISC Award for the collaborative paper “Sustained Petascale Performance of Seismic Simulations with SeisSol on SuperMUC”. Sponsorship for a training event or a conference relevant to petascale computing.

Service

  • Mentor: SCEC SOURCES 2021 program (two students).
  • Mentor: SIAM CSE21 Mentoring program.
  • Poster judge: SIAM CSE21.
  • Reviewer: Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (2021 GCS Regular Project).
  • Reviewer: 2020 LLNL Computing Grand Challenge (two proposals).
  • Poster committee member and conflict chair: ISC High Performance 2020.
  • Reviewer: Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (2020 GCS Regular Project).
  • Reviewer: Transactions on Computers.
  • Reviewer: Advances in Water Resources.
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (two manuscripts).
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Education.
  • Reviewer: 2019 LLNL Computing Grand Challenge.
  • Co-organizer: 2019 SIAM CSE minisymposium: High-Order PDE Methods on CPU Architectures with wide SIMD units.
  • Host: 2018 SCEC Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program.
  • Reviewer: 2018 LLNL Computing Grand Challenge.
  • Committee member: VECPAR 2018, 13th International Meeting on High Performance Computing for Computational Science.
  • Reviewer: 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (#11NCEE).
  • Committee member: 32nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium.
  • Reviewer: Computers and Fluids.
  • Reviewer: The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis 2017.
  • Co-organizer: 2017 SIAM CSE minisymposium: Efficiency of High-Order Methods on the 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Phi Processor.
  • Co-organizer: 2015 PASC minisymposium: Advances in Numerics and Physical Modeling for Geophysical Fluid Dynamics.

Invited Presentations and Workshops

  • 08/2019
    Invited presentation, Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA.
  • 08/2019
    Invited presentation, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany.
  • 02/2019
    Invited presentation, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 10/2018
    Invited presentation, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 09/2018
    SCEC Special Projects Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA
  • 09/2017
    SCEC Special Projects Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  • 05/2016
    SCEC CyberShake and High-F Workshop, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • 10/2015
    Invited presentation, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • 07/2015
    Invited presentation, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • 03/2015
    High Performance Computing Workshop, Leogang, Austria.
  • 12/2014
    Invited presentation, Kommission für Informatik der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Munich, Germany.
  • 05/2012
    KAUST-IAMCS Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Wave Propagation and Applications, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

Other Presentations

  • 06/2021
    The Efficient Integration of Field Data into an Unstructured Software.
    Poster at SIAM GS 21, virtual.
  • 03/2021
    EDGE: Development and Verification of a Large-scale Wave Propagation Software.
    Poster at SIAM CSE 21, virtual.
  • 11/2019
    Petaflop Seismic Simulations in the Public Cloud.
    Talk at AWS Theater at SC19, Denver, CO, USA.
  • 06/2019
    Petaflop Seismic Simulations in the Public Cloud.
    Talk at International Super Computing (ISC) High Performance, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • 11/2018
    Deep Learning Hardware Accelerates Fused Discontinuous Galerkin Simulations.
    Poster at The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, Dallas, TX, USA.
  • 09/2018
    Fused Earthquake Simulations on Deep Learning Hardware.
    Poster at Southern California Earthquake Center, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  • 09/2018
    Towards Seismic Inverse Problems Using Deep Learning.
    Poster at Southern California Earthquake Center, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  • 09/2018
    Towards topography in AWP-ODC.
    Poster at Southern California Earthquake Center, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  • 09/2018
    Unified and Continuous Software Development for AWP-ODC-OS.
    Poster at Southern California Earthquake Center, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  • 06/2018
    Deep Learning Hardware Accelerates Fused Discontinuous Galerkin Simulations.
    Poster at ISC High Performance 2018, Frankfurt, Germany. Frankfurt, Germany.
  • 06/2018
    EDGE: Benchmarking the Seismic Wave Propagation Solver.
    Talk and Poster at 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (11NCEE), Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • 05/2018
    EDGE: Towards Extreme-Scale Nonlinear Earthquake Simulations.
    Talk at Seismology of the Americas, Miami, FL, USA.
  • 09/2017
    Harnessing the Intel Xeon Phi x200 Processor for Earthquake Simulations.
    Talk at IXPUG US Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA.
  • 09/2017
    Fused Seismic Simulations with the Discontinuous Galerkin Method at Extreme-Scale.
    Poster at Southern California Earthquake Center, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  • 06/2017
    EDGE: Extreme Scale Fused Seismic Simulations with the Discontinuous Galerkin Method.
    Talk at International Super Computing (ISC) High Performance, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • 06/2017
    Extreme Scale Earthquake Simulations on the Intel Xeon Phi x200 Processor.
    Talk at Intel Collaboration Hub at International Super Computing (ISC) High Performance, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • 04/2017
    EDGE: Extreme-scale Discontinuous Galerkin Environment.
    Talk at Seismological Society of America (SSA), Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, USA.
  • 09/2016
    Seismic Simulations with Local Time Stepping on Xeon and Xeon Phi Processors.
    Talk at IXPUG US Annual Meeting, Lemont, IL, USA.
  • 09/2016
    Recent Advances of the ADER-DG Finite Element Method for Seismic Simulations.
    Poster at Southern California Earthquake Center, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  • 06/2016
    Petascale Local Time Stepping for the ADER-DG Finite Element Method.
    Talk at International Conference on Spectral and High Order Methods, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.