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Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner

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High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)
Department Parallel Computing - Training & Application Services

Nobelstr. 19 (postal address)
D - 70569 Stuttgart

Office: Room 1.307, Nobelstr. 19

Phone:++49(0)711 / 685-65530
Fax:++49(0)711 / 685-65832


Head of department Parallel Computing - Training and Application Services.
Summer/winter schools on Parallel Programming at HLRS.
User consulting for Parallel Programming Models and MPI at HLRS.
Application Services.
Project support for the HLRS .


I try to maintain a list of my publications.


I am responsible for the Parallel Programming Workshops at HLRS. I am teaching the courses on parallel platforms and programming models, MPI, OpenMP, optimization, profiling, and debugging also at ZHR at TU Dresden, Uni. Hamburg, LRZ München, NIC/ZAM at FZ Jülich, and RRZN Hannover, see list of lectures. The lectures are also online available. I'm also co-lecturer in Introduction to computer science in mechanical engineering.

Membership in program committees and referee


Other membership

Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), MPI-2 Forum,
MPI-2.1 Forum and MPI-3 Forum Steering Committee
Here, I was responsible for the development of MPI-2.1 (June 2008)

MPI-2.2The complete, official MPI-2.2 Standard (September 2009) is now available in one book (hardcover, 647 pages, sewn binding).
For all MPI programmer, the standard can be used as a complete MPI reference manual with many examples and advices to users. The last 19 pages contain several indexes to allow quick finding of all relevant information.
It was printed and is sold at cost by HLRS, see


Finished HLRS Projects