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Research Interests

My research interests focus primarily on software tools for embedded systems, in particular optimising and parallelising compilers, instruction set simulators, design space exploration and performance estimation tools.


PhD in Computer Science, 2004, University of Edinburgh
MSc in Computer Science, 2000, University of Edinburgh
Dipl.-Inf. Computer Science, 1999, Fachbereich Informatik, Universität Dortmund


Since Aug. 2011, Reader (US equiv. Associate Professor) School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Sept. 2004 - July 2011, Lecturer (US equiv. Assistant Professor) School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Sept. 2003 - Aug. 2004, Research Associate, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Research students

Current PhD Students

  • Alexandr Maramzim
  • Kuba Kaszyk
  • Chris Vasiladiotis
  • Chad Verbowski
  • Martin Kristien

Previous PhD Students

  • Tobias Edler von Koch
  • Stephen Kyle
  • Stan Manilov
  • Daniel Powell
  • Volker Seeker
  • Thomas Spink
  • Harry Wagstaff
  • Igor Böhm (2013)
  • Alastair Murray (2012)
  • Damon Fenacci (2012)
  • George Tournavitis (2011)


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  • Best Paper Award

    Spink, Tom (Recipient), Wagstaff, Harry (Recipient) & Franke, Bjoern (Recipient), 10 Jul 2019

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