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Bernd Dammann is an Associate Professor in Scientific Computing at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).  He holds a master degree Statistical Physics (1992, Univ. of Mainz), a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry (1996, DTU), and he has worked with computer simulations in different fields since the early 1990's.  For almost 20 years, now, he has been involved in High-Performance Computing (HPC), especially with a focus on multi-core and many-core architectures. Bernd Dammann is one of the co-founders of GPUlab at DTU, a research unit that since 2007 has worked with graphics cards (GPUs), to accelerate scientific computations.

Besides doing research and teaching courses about HPC, Bernd Dammann works as the Scientific Lead and Architect in the HPC team of the DTU Computing Center (DCC), a datacenter that provides computational resources for students and researchers at DTU.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Physical Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark


MSc in Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany


External positions

Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark

2005 → …

System Consultant, Technical University of Denmark


System Administrator, Technical University of Denmark



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  • Scientific GPU Computing
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Application Tuning
  • Parallel Programming
  • OpenMP
  • Large Scale Computations


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