Burkhard Ringlein


Burkhard Ringlein




Postdoctoral Researcher


IBM Research Europe - Zurich Zurich, Switzerland


Burkhard Ringlein is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Hybrid Cloud department of the IBM Research Zurich Laboratory. His research interests are accelerated computing, domain specific architectures, custom compiler stacks for heterogeneous computing platforms, distributed reconfigurable architectures and infrastructure automation. In the past, he worked on the cloudFPGA project.

He received his PhD in 2022 from the Faculty of Engineering of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany with the thesis topic "Mapping of a Machine Learning Algorithm Representation to Distributed Disaggregated FPGAs".

He joined IBM Research Zurich in 2018 as a Master student and earned his Master of Science degree in November 2018 at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. Previously, he was an Intern at IBM Security in Kassel, Germany and Atlanta, Georgia. During his Master studies, he also worked for the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits in Erlangen, developing a reconfigurable processor for Space applications.