TU Wien Informatics

Jesper Larsson Träff

Univ.Prof. Dr. / MSc PhD

Research Focus

Research Areas

  • parallel algorithms, Scheduling, parallel computing, parallel programming, parallel programming models, Message Passing Interface (MPI)
Jesper Larsson Träff


Basic Research in Parallel Computing with focus on - Models and Algorithms for fundamental problems - Algorithms and Data Structures for Shared-Memory Systems - Complexity theory for Parallel Computing - Scheduling and Routing - Software Interfaces for Parallel Computing, for example Message-Passing Interface (MPI) - High-Performance Computing - experimental parallel Algorithmics - Performance Analysis and Benchmarking


  • Head of Research Unit
    Parallel Computing, E191-04
  • Full Professor
    Parallel Computing, E191-04
  • Faculty Council
    Substitute Member
  • Curriculum Commission for Informatics
    Principal Member


  • POSTER: A more Pragmatic Implementation of the Lock-free, Ordered, Linked List / J. Träff, M. Pöter / Poster: 26th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP 2021) - Online Conference, Seoul, South Korea; 2021-02-27 - 2021-03-03; in: "Proceedings of the 26th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP 2021)", J. Lee, E. Petrank (ed.); ACM, (2021), ISBN: 978-1-4503-8294-6; 457 - 459












  • Innovation Radar: Innovation Title: PGAS-based MPI with interoperability; Innovation Category: Exploration; FP 7 project EPiGRAM
    2018 / Project
  • Best Paper Award: "Reproducible MPI Micro-Benchmarking Isn't As Easy As You Think", S. Hunold, A. Carpen-Amarie, J. Träff, 21st European MPI Users' Group Meeting, EuroMPI/ASIA 2014, Kyoto, Japan, September 9-12, 2014
    2014 / Program Chairs of EuroMPI/ASIA 2014 / Japan

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