Raymond Namyst

Short Bio

Raymond Namyst received his PhD from the University of Lille in 1997. He was lecturer at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon from 1998 to 2001. He became a full Professor at University of Bordeaux in September 2002. He is member of the Computer Science Laboratory of Bordeaux (LaBRI), and works in the STORM Inria research group, devoted to the design of high performance compilers and runtime systems for parallel architectures. His main research interests are parallel languages, task scheduling over heterogeneous multiprocessor architectures, and dynamic load balancing. He has supervised 30+ Ph.D students, and has written more than 100 papers on the design of efficient runtime systems. He has contributed to the development of many significant runtime systems (MPI, OpenMP) and most notably the StarPU software.

Raymond Namyst is the coordinator of the HPC Software Stack project within the French Exascale "NumPEX" program.

He is currently vice-chair of the Research and Training Department in Computer Science of the University of Bordeaux. He teaches courses on Operating Systems, Computer Architecture and Parallel Programming.