Bio - Michel Steuwer

Michel Steuwer ( is a Lecturer in Programming Languages and Compilation in the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow. 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 optimised for best performance on a diverse set of hardware devices. He has authored over 30 refereed papers and his work has been widely recognised by the academic community with best paper awards and high citation number of his papers.