Prof. Dr. Michael Bader

Address:

Technische Universität München

Institut für Informatik
Boltzmannstrasse 3
85748 Garching b. München
Germany 

Tel: +49-89-35831-7810
Fax: +49-89-289-18607
Office: at Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (Boltzmannstr. 1), E.2.044
Email: bader(at) in.tum.de

Office Hours: by arrangement

General

Michael Bader is associated professor at the Department of Informatics and leads the group on hardware-aware algorithms and software for high performance computing. In particular, he focuses on challenges imposed by latest supercomputing platforms, and the development of suitable efficient and scalable algorithms and software for simulation tasks in science and engineering. The corresponding research group is therefore located at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre.

Research Topics

  • High Performance Computing/Supercomputing
  • Simulation software: SeisSol, ExaHyPE, sam(oa)²
  • Efficient parallel numerical algorithms (e.g., parallel adaptive mesh refinement, high-order discontinuous Galerkin schemes) and optimising their performance
  • Large-scale simulation in the geosciences: earthquakes, tsunamis

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Research Projects

Running Projects

Completed Projects

Currently Teaching

Winter term 2022/23

TitleCourse no.TypeLecturer (assistant)
Bachelor-Practical Course Tsunami-Simulation (IN0012, IN4153)0000000791PR
  • M. G. Bader [L]
  • M. Marot-Lassauzaie
  • M. Wille
Master Practical Course - Scientific Computing - High-Performance Computing (IN2106, IN4230)2409687962PR
  • M. G. Bader [L]
  • K. Gaddameedi
  • L. Krenz
  • M. Marot-Lassauzaie
Numerical Algorithms for High Performance Computing (IN2398)0000000816VO
  • M. G. Bader [L]
  • R. Dorozhinskii
  • M. Geiger
Scientific Computing 1 (IN2005)0000001358VO
  • M. G. Bader [L]
  • K. Ravi
Seminar Course - Fundamentals of Wave Simulation - Solving Hyperbolic Systems of PDEs (IN2183, IN2107)0000000665SE
  • M. G. Bader [L]
  • L. Krenz

Books

  • Bader, Michael: Space-Filling Curves - An Introduction with Applications in Scientific Computing. Texts in Computational Science and Engineering 9. Springer-Verlag, 2013 more… BibTeX

Journals & Conference Publications

  • Bader, Michael; Zenger, Christoph: A Robust and Parallel Multigrid Method for Convection Diffusion Equations. Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis, ETNA 15, 2003 more… BibTeX
  • Bader, Michael; Frank, Anton; Zenger, Christoph: An Octree-Based Approach for Fast Elliptic Solvers. High Performance Scientific and Engineering Computing (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering 21), Springer-Verlag, 2002Proceedings of the 3rd International FORTWIHR Conference on HPSEC, 157-166 more… BibTeX

Book Sections

  • Heinecke, Alexander; Breuer, Alexander; Bader, Michael: High Performance Seismic Simulations. In: Jeffers, James; Reinders, James; Sodani, Avinash (Ed.): Intel Xeon Phi Processor High Performance Programming - Knights Landing Edition. Morgan Kaufmann, 2016 more… BibTeX
  • Bader, Michael; Weinzierl, Tobias: Cache-Oblivious Spacetree Traversals. In: Kao, Ming-Yang (Ed.): Encyclopedia of Algorithms. Springer, 2015 more… BibTeX
  • Bader, Michael; Bungartz, Hans-Joachim; Mehl, Miriam: Space-Filling Curves. In: Padua, D. (Ed.): Encyclopedia of Parallel Computing. Springer, 2011 more… BibTeX

Talks

  • Michael Bader et al.: Doubt and Redundancy Kill Soft Errors - Replication-Based Resilience in ExaHyPE. SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP22), 2022 more… BibTeX
  • Ravil Dorozhinskii; Michael Bader: GPU Optimisation of Local Time Stepping on Unstructured Adaptive Meshes. SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP22), 2022 more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader et al.: ExaSeis: Seismic Wave Propagation and Earthquake Modelling in the ExaHyPE Engine. The PASC21 Conference, 2021 more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader et al.: High-Order DG Solvers in ExaHyPE: from Shallow Water to Solid Earth. SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences (GS21), 2021 more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader: Towards Exascale Hyperbolic PDE Engines – Are We Skating to Where the Puck Will Be? Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2020, 2020 more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader: A Simulation Pipeline for the Simulation of Earthquakes and Resulting Tsunamis. SIAM Conference on Mathematical & Computational Issues in the Geosciences (GS19), 2019Houston, USA more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader: Challenges for High Order Simulations for Seismology. (Talk / International HPC Summer School 2018) 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader: Extreme Scale Multi-Physics Simulations of the 2004 Sumatra Megathrust Earthquake. (Talk / TUM-IAS Scientists Meet Scientists – Wednesday Coffee Talk) 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader: Predictive Load Balancing vs. Reactive Work Stealing – Parallel AMR and the Chameleon Project. ISC High Performance, 2018Frankfurt am Main, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Michael Bader: Petascale Earthquake Simulation Using High Order ADER-DG. 18th SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, 2018 more… BibTeX

Poster

  • Wolf, Sebastian; Galis, Martin; Uphoff, Carsten; Gabriel, Alice-Agnes; Moczo, Peter; Gregor, Dávid; Bader, Michael: An Efficient ADER-DG Scheme for Simulation of Seismic Waves in Poroelastic Media. SSA Annual Meeting 2022, 2022Bellevue, Washington, USA more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Wolf, Sebastian; Bader, Michael; Gabriel, Alice-Agnes; Galis, Martin; Uphoff, Carsten: Wave propagation in anisotropic and poroelastic media using high order ADER-DG. ISC High Performance 2021, 2021 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Bader, Michael; Gallard, Jean-Matthieu; Rannabauer, Leonhard; Reinarz, Anne; Weinzierl, Tobias: Role-Oriented Code Generation in ExaHyPE. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering 2021, 2021 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Michael Bader; Jean-Matthieu Gallard; Leonhard Rannabauer; Anne Reinarz; Michael Dumbser; Alice-Agnes Gabriel; Tobias Weinzierl: Solving Hyperbolic PDE Systems with ExaHyPE. 2020 SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, 2020 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Krenz, Lukas; Uphoff, Carsten; Abrahams, Lauren; Gabriel, Alice-Agnes; Dunham, Eric; Bader, Michael: Elastic-Acoustic Coupling for 3D Tsunamigenic Earthquake Simulations with ADER-DG on Unstructured Tetrahedral Meshes. AGU Fall Meeting, 2019San Francisco, USA more… BibTeX

Supervised Dissertations