Ralf-Peter Mundani

PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Ralf-Peter Mundani

(Adjunct Teaching Professor)

Groupleader "Efficient Algorithms"

Information Officer Faculty of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering

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Research

  • high-performance computing
  • computational steering
  • modelling and simulation / scientific computing / numerical algorithms
  • parallel algorithms / parallel programming
  • interactive visual data exploration and analytics

Publications

Media (DVD)

  • H.-J. Bungartz, R.-P. Mundani, A.C. Frank (Eds.)
    Bubbles, jaws, moose test, and more: The wonderful world of numerical simulation
    Videoproduktion des SFB 438, Springer VideoMath, 2005

 

Journal Papers (refereed)

  • H. Steuer, M. Flurl, A. Donaubauer, R.-P. Mundani, T.H. Kolbe, E. Rank
    Collaborative planning of inner-city-railway-tracks: a generic description of the geographic context
    and its dynamic integration in a collaborative multi-scale geometry modelling environment

    In Advanced Engineering Informatics, Vol. 28(4), 2014, pp. 261–271
    DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2014.08.002

 

Books and Book Chapters (refereed)

 

Conference Papers (refereed)

 

Editorial

 

Other Publications

 

Theses

 

Teaching

Lectures

  • Bau- und Umweltinformatik 2 (Engineering Informatics)
    Bachelor Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Technische Universität München
    Summer 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Bau- und Umweltinformatik Ergänzungsmodul (Engineering Informatics Supplement)
    Bachelor Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Technische Universität München
    Winter 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19
  • High Performance Computing – Programming Paradigms and Scalability
    Bachelor/Master Informatics and Mathematics
    Technische Universität München
    Summer 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Parallele Programmierung und Hochleistungsrechnen
    Bachelor/Master Informatics and Mathematics
    Technische Universität München
    Summer 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

  • Parallel Computing
    Master Computational Mechanics, Bachelor/Master Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Technische Universität München
    Winter 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19

  • Algorithms & Data Structures
    Master Computational Mechanics, Bachelor/Master Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Technische Universität München
    Summer 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Computational Linear Algebra
    Master Computational Mechanics, Bachelor/Master Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Technische Universität München
    Winter 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19
  • Parallel Programming Paradigms
    Master Informatics, Mathematics and Physics
    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
    Fall 2011

  • Doctoral Seminar Efficient Algorithms
    Doctoral candidates from Faculty of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering
    Technische Universität München
    Summer and Winter 2009, 2009/10, 2010, 2010/11, 2011, 2011/12, 2012, 2012/13, 2013, 2013/14, 2014, 2014/15, 2015, 2015/16, 2016, 2016/17, 2017, 2017/18, 2018

 

Block Courses

  • EU-ATHENS Programme (one week)
    • Towards Computational Steering – Fundamentals of Modelling, Parallelisation and Visualisation
      International Bachelor/Master students
      Technische Universität München
      Spring 2016, 2017 - Fall 2018

    • Interactive Simulations – A Rapid Prototyping Approach
      International Bachelor/Master students
      Technische Universität München
      Spring 2013, Fall 2014
    • Multicore Parallelisation in Simulation Software
      International Bachelor/Master students
      Technische Universität München
      Spring 2011

    • Computational Steering in Science and Engineering
      International Bachelor/Master students
      Technische Universität München
      Fall 2008, 2009

    • Parallel Numerical Simulation
      International Bachelor/Master students
      Technische Universität München
      Spring 2006, 2007, 2008

  • DAAD Support Programme 'Akademischer Neuaufbau Südosteuropa'
    • SimLab (one week course on different topics related to parallel numerical simulation)
      Bachelor/Master students from several Balkan universities
      University of Belgrad, Serbia, fall 2002, 2003, 2006, 2010
      University St. Kliment Ohridski in Bitola, Macedonia, fall 2004, 2005, 2007
      Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, fall 2008, 2009

    • Summer Academy (two week course on numerical methods in engineering with student presentations)
      Bachelor/Master students from several Balkan universities
      Montenegro, summer 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

 

Talks (selected)

  • Applied Tensor Factorisation
    Invited Talk of Oslo Metropolitan University
    Oslo, Norway, 2018
  • High-Performance Interactive Flood Simulations
    6th European Conf. on Computational Mechanics / 7th European Conf. on Computational Fluid Dynamics
    Glasgow, UK, 2018
  • Interactive HPC and Data Exploration of Large-Scale Applications
    Invited Talk of Helmut-Schmidt-Universität
    Hamburg, Germany, 2018
  • Interactive HPC of Large-Scale Applications
    Invited Talk of Bergische Universität Wuppertal
    Wuppertal, Germany, 2018
  • Energy Optimisation of Subway Tracks
    BIM World Munich
    Munich, Germany, 2017
  • High-Performance Interactive Flood Simulations
    SIAM Conf. on Computational Science and Engineering
    Atlanta, GA, USA, 2017
  • HPC for Environmental Simulations
    18th Int. Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2016
  • Interactive Flow Simulations Based on a Massive Parallel I/O Kernel using HDF5
    VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Science and Engineering
    Crete, Greece, 2016
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Interactive Visualisation
    Interdisciplinary Cluster Workshop on Visualization (Excellence Cluster Universe)
    Garching, Germany, 2015
  • HPC Tutorial
    17th Int. Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2015
  • Coupling Multi-Resolution GIS/BIM Models to Environmental Numerical Simulation
    VI Int. Conf. on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering
    Venice, Italy, 2015
  • Thermal Comfort Simulations on Massive Parallel Systems
    SIAM Conf. on Computational Science and Engineering
    Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2015
  • Interaktive GIS/BIM-Datenexploration und Kopplung mehrskaliger Strömungssimulationen
    Münchner GI-Runde Runder Tisch GIS e.V.
    Munich, Germany, 2015
  • Scaling of a Multigrid-like Solver for the Pressure Poisson Equation in a CFD Code
    28th Int. Conf. on Supercomputing – Extreme Scaling Workshop
    Munich, Germany, 2014
  • Interactive Multi-Scale High-Performance Computing
    SIAM Conf. on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing
    Portland, OR, USA, 2014

  • Nested Dissection for Interactive CE Applications
    Workshop Celebrating 40 Years of Nested Dissection
    Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2013

  • Towards Interactive HPC for Large-Scale Applications
    Invited Talk of Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing
    Paderborn, Germany, 2013

  • Efficient Communication for the Distributed Matrix Assembly towards Massive Parallel HPC
    5th Int. Conf. on High Performance Scientific Computing
    Hanoi, Vietnam, 2012

  • Efficient Parallel Matrix Assembly for Large Scale FEM
    SIAM Conf. on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing
    Savannah, GA, USA, 2012

  • Towards Interactive HPC
    Invited Talk of Divison of Mathematical and Computer Sciences & Engineering
    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, 2011

  • The Computational Challenge – From Efficient Algorithms towards High Performance Computing
    Invited Talk of Faculty of Engineering
    National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2011

  • Computational Steering – Interactive Handling of Large Data Sets
    Coding Days Workshop
    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, 2011

  • Computational Steering Strategies and HPC
    First Int. Workshop on Computational Engineering
    Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany, 2009
  • Studieren an der TU München
    Hochschul-Informationstag
    Gymnasium Lindenberg im Allgäu, Germany, 2006

  • Extending the p-Version of Finite Elements by an Octree-Based Hierarchy
    16th Int. Conf. on Domain Decomposition Methods
    New York City, NY, USA, 2005

  • Von Bäumen, Feldern und Strömen
    Virtuelle & digitale Welten – Wissenschaftssommer
    Universität Stuttgart, Germany, 2004

  • Efficient Methods for Generating and Processing Octrees
    Invited Talk of Computeranwendungen im Bauingenieurwesen
    TU Braunschweig, Germany, 2003

  • Visualizing Flow and Transport in Complex and Variable Geometries
    Flow Visualization Colloquium ’02
    Universität Stuttgart, Germany, 2002

 

Project Coordination / Support

  • Matrix-free finite cell method
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20172018
    Funding Source: Kompetenznetzwerk für Technisch-Wissenschaftliches Hoch- und Höchstleistungsrechnen in Bayern KONWIHR III
  • IGSSE 9-11: High-performance interactive flood simulations
    Partners: Durham University, UK
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20142017
    Funding Source: Excellence Initiative International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE)
  • Kooperationsplattform für die interaktive, multidisziplinäre Trassenplanung auf Basis mehrskaliger Modelle – Integration von Simulationen
    within DFG Forschergruppe 1546: Rechnergestützte kooperative Trassenplanung in mehrskaligen 3D-Stadt- und Bauwerksmodellen
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20142017
    Funding Source: German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • K2.5: High performance visual computing
    Strategic Partnership with KAUST
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20112015
    Funding Source: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

  • Entwicklung von Methoden zur synchronen Kooperation für die interaktive, multidisziplinäre Trassenplanung auf Basis mehrskaliger Modelle
    within DFG Forschergruppe 1546: Rechnergestützte kooperative Trassenplanung in mehrskaligen 3D-Stadt- und Bauwerksmodellen
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20102014
    Funding Source: German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • K2.4: Virtual Arabia
    Strategic Partnership with KAUST
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20092013
    Funding Source: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

  • MAC B8: A scalable infrastructure for computational steering
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20082012
    Funding Source: Förderprogramm 'Bayern exzellent' Munich Centre of Advanced Computing (MAC)

  • MAC B7: A high-end toolbox for simulation and optimisation of multi-physics PDE models
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20082012
    Funding Source: Förderprogramm 'Bayern exzellent' Munich Centre of Advanced Computing (MAC)

  • MAC B5: Transport and reaction processes in porous media
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20082012
    Funding Source: Förderprogramm 'Bayern exzellent' Munich Centre of Advanced Computing (MAC)

  • IGSSE 3-10: Distributed stochastic simulation for the hydroelastic analysis of very large floating structures
    Partners: SOFiSTiK AG, Germany; NUS, Singapore
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20082012
    Funding Source: Excellence Initiative International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE)

  • Computational steering of complex flow simulations
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20082011
    Funding Source: Kompetenznetzwerk für Technisch-Wissenschaftliches Hoch- und Höchstleistungsrechnen in Bayern KONWIHR II

  • IGSSE 2-08: Buildings, users, climate
    Funding Type: Staff
    Funding Period: 20072011
    Funding Source: Exellence Initiative International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE)

 

Educational Projects

  • International accreditation of engineering studies
    within European Commission TEMPUS Framework
    Partners: Imperial College, UK; UPC Barcelona, Spain; GUC, Egypt; KIT, ASIIN, Germany
    Funding Type: Mobility, Staff
    Funding Period: 20092012
    Funding Source: European Commisson

  • SimLab
    within DAAD Support Programme 'Akademischer Neuaufbau Südosteuropa'
    Funding Type: Block Courses, Scholarships, Hardware / Software Equipment
    Funding Period: 2002–2010
    Funding Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 

Conference Organisation / Management

  • Symposium on Advanced Approaches on Environmental Engineering Problems
    18th SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing
    Tokyo, Japan, 7–10 March 2018
  • 16th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing
    Insbruck, Austria, 3–6 July 2017
  • Workshop on HPC in Science and Engineering
    18th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2427 September 2016
  • Symposium on Multi-Resolution Models for Environmental Simulations
    17th SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing
    Paris, France, 12–15 April 2016
  • Workshop on Extreme Data Parallel Processing, Exascale Systems Engineering and Energy Efficiency
    17th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2124 September 2015
  • Workshop on Coupling Multiscale Infrastructure Models and Numerical Simulation
    VI International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering
    Venice, Italy, 1820 May 2015
  • Workshop on HPC Research Services
    16th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2225 September 2014
  • Workshop on Computational Science and Engineering
    8th IGSSE Forum 2014
    Burghausen/Raitenhaslach, Germany, 1618 June 2014
  • Workshop on HPC for Scientific Problems
    15th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2326 September 2013

  • Minisymposium Interaction and HPC: Multi-Scale / Multi-Physics Applications
    International Conference on Parallel Computing
    Technische Universität München, 1013 September 2013

  • Workshop on Multi-Scale Physics
    7th IGSSE Forum 2013
    Raitenhaslach, Germany, 2628 June 2013

  • Workshop on HPC Services
    14th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2629 September 2012
  • 11th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing
    Technische Universität München, 2529 June 2012

  • Minisymposium Interactive Handling of Large Data Sets
    2nd International Conference on Computational Engineering
    Darmstadt, Germany, 46 October 2011

  • Workshop on High Performance Computing with Application in Environment
    13th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
    Timişora, Romania, 2629 September 2011

  • 10th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 68 July 2011

  • Workshop on Compute Intensive Applications
    4th IGSSE Forum 2010
    Raitenhaslach, Germany, 1418 June 2010

  • First International Workshop on Computational Engineering
    Joint Conference of DFG Research Unit 493 Fluid Structure Interaction, International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (TUM), Graduate School Computational Engineering (TU Darmstadt)
    Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany, 1214 October 2009

  • Workshop on Advanced Computing
    3rd IGSSE Forum 2009
    Raitenhaslach, Germany, 1519 June 2009

  • Workshop on Simulation in Engineering
    2nd IGSSE Forum 2008
    Raitenhaslach, Germany, 2728 June 2008