Bio - Michel Steuwer

Michel Steuwer ( is a Lecturer in Compilers and Runtime Systems at the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. His research aims to drastically simplify the programming of complex parallel hardware devices while achieving unprecedented performance and efficiency. With the Lift project ( he is pioneering research into performance portable programming languages, allowing software to be written once in a high-level language and automatically be optimized for best performance on a diverse set of hardware devices. He has authored over 40 refereed papers and his work has been widely recognized by the academic community with best paper awards and high citation number of his papers.