Patrick Maier holds a PhD from the Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science, Saarbruecken, Germany. Prior to joining Sheffield Hallam as a Lecturer, he has worked as a research associate/fellow at the University of Edinburgh, at Heriot Watt University, and at the University of Glasgow.
His research is concerned with designing programming languages and systems for large-scale parallel computation, specifically for problems with irregular parallelism. His research interests also include fault tolerance, programming language semantics, and parallel computational algebra.
Specialist areas of interest
Domain Specific Languages