Siegfried Benkner

Uni Wien

Research Group Scientific Computing


Prof. Dr. Siegfried Benkner
Full Professor for Scientific Computing - Parallel and Distributed Systems
Head of Research Group





University of Vienna

Faculty of Computer Science
Research Group Scientific Computing
Währingerstrasse 29/6.21
1090 Wien, Austria



Währingerstrasse 29, 6. Stock, Room 21



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+43 - 1 - 4277 - 78410





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  • Courses and Lectures
  • Dissertationen, Masterarbeiten, Praktika (nach Vereinbarung)
  • Sprechstunde: nach Vereinbarung


Short CV


R&D Projects

  • FWF Project P33884 - Offline and Online Autotuning of Parallel Applications (Austrain Science Fund FWF, Role: Co-PI)
  • FWF Project P29783 - Dynamic Runtime Systems For Future Parallel Architectures (Austrain Science Fund FWF, Role: Principal Investigator)
  • cHiPSet - High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications (EU Framework Programme, H2020, ICT COST Action IC1406, Role: Partner)
  • AUTOTUNE - Automatic Online Tuning (European Commission, ICT-2011.3.4-288038, Role: Project Partner)
  • PEPPHER - Performance Portability and Programmability for Heterogeneous Many-core Architectures (European Commission, ICT-2009.3.6-248481, Role: Project Coordinator)
  • VPH-SHARE - Virtual Physiological Human: Sharing for Healthcare - A Research Environment (European Commission, ICT-2009.5.3-269978, Role: Project Partner)
  • RETIDA - Real-Time Data Analytics in the Mobility Domain (FFG-Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Role: Project Partner)
  • ANEURIST - Integrated Biomedical Informatics for the Management of Cerebral Aneurysms (European Commission, IST-2004-027703)
  • CPAMMS - Computing Paradigms and Algorithms for Molecular Modeling and Simulation: Applications in Chemistry, Molecular Biology, and Pharmacy (University of Vienna, Research Priority Program - Computational Science)
  • HiPro - High-level Programming of Multi-core Computing Systems
  • AURORA Project 2 - Languages, Compilers and Runtime Systems for Scientific Computing (Austrian Science Fund, FWF SFB-F11)
  • GEMSS - Grid-Enabled Medical Simulation Services (European Commission, IST-2001-37153)
  • eMERGE - Enhanced Medical Image Reconstruction in Grid Environments
  • GRIDSTART (European Commission)
  • HealthGrid (European Commission)
  • ADVANCE (in cooperation with NEC Europe Ltd.)
  • ADVICE (in cooperation with GMD-SCAI St.Augustin and NEC Europe Ltd.)
  • HPF+ (European Commission, ESPRIT Project 21033)
  • PREPARE (European Commission, ESPRIT Project 6516)
  • PPPE (European Commission, ESPRIT Project 664 )
  • GENESIS II - Development of a Distributed Memory MIMD System for Very High Performance Numerical Computing (European Commission, ESPRIT Project 2702)
  • Advanced Tools for Parallel Programming (BMWF Project 13.543/3-26/92)
  • Software for Parallel Systems (Austrian Science Fund, Project S53)


Last modifiedFebruary,  2021