List of Interviews
Interview with Prof. Dirk Roose
em. Prof. dr. Dirk Roose is emeritus professor at KU Leuven, Department of Computer Science. He chaired the KU Leuven HPC Steering Committee, played an important role in forming the VSC and chaired the user committee of the VSC. Much of his research dealt with numerical methods and software tools for HPC.He also worked on the simulation of nonlinear systems, multi-scale modelling in materials science, and discrete optimisation. He taught courses on numerical mathematics, algorithms for HPC, nonlinear systems, genetic and evolutionary algorithms, among others.
Interview with Prof. Dirk Valkenborg
Prof. Dirk Valkenborg is the Programme director of the data science trajectory in the Master of Statistics & Data Science at UHasselt. He teaches a course on Machine Learning in this programme, and during this course, his students use the supercomputing infrastructure of The Flemish Computer Center. We sat down with Prof. Valkenborg to ask him why he is so keen on getting his students enthusiastic about working with a supercomputer.
Interview with Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner
MPI heavyweight Dr Rolf Rabenseifner has recently retired. However, we could catch the former Head of Parallel Computing, Training and Application Services at the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), University of Stuttgart, for an extensive talk.