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 and energy-efficient 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".

Before joining IBM Research Zurich, he worked with IBM Security in Germany (Kassel) and US (Atlanta), the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (Erlangen) as well as Nokia (Nürnberg). The German Informatics Society appointed Dr. Burkhard Ringlein as Junior-Fellow in October 2023.