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Article in InnoVisions / 5.10.2021

25 Years Fraunhofer Itwm: Four Employees Give Insights Behind the Scenes

[Only available in German]

»Mathematics is more multifaceted than one might imagine and it is great to see where mathematical methods are used« – and this for 25 years already. Four of our employees, including our colleague Paula Harder, give us a glimpse behind the scenes.



Press Release / Research News / 2.8.2021

Energy-Efficient AI Chips for Atrial Fibrillation Detection

AI systems can improve healthcare, increase recovery chances and assist physicians in their diagnoses. The challenge is that AI consumes an enormous amount of power. Fraunhofer IIS and ITWM have developed solutions for energy-saving AI chips that help with early stage detection of atrial fibrillation. For their ideas, the two institutes were awarded in a pilot innovation contest.


Press Release / 9.3.2020

Deep Fakes zuverlässig enttarnen mit Mathematik [only available in German]


News / 9.1.2020

Best Student Paper Award IVCNZ

Ricard Durall Lopez wins the IVCNZ Best Student Paper Award for his presentation »Semi Few-Shot Attribute Translation«.


Research News / 2.1.2020

Communal Energy Hub

Our innovative energy management system Amperix connects households or entire neighborhoods with locally produced renewable energy.

Blog Post / 7.9.2018

Collaboration with SAP

»After almost 4 years of collaboration, we are convinced that partnering with the ITWM was the best thing SAP could do to streamline the development process of SAP S/4HANA for advanced variant configuration.«. We are very pleased with these words from the SAP blog.

Since 2015, we have been developing a new, state-of-the-art configuration engine for the SAP database S/4HANA together with experts from SAP. Our part in the project consisted primarily of developing algorithms for processing a wide variety of variant configurations.


Annual Report 2018/19

Take a look at our latest annual report. Find current highlights and projects of our department.


Press Release / 5.12.2018

Project EPEEC

Bringing European parallel programming technology to the exascale era.The European EPEEC project (European joint Effort toward a Highly Productive Programming Environment for Heterogeneous Exascale Computing) has received €3.9 M in funding to develop and deploy a production-ready parallel programming environment.


Article / 26.11.2018

Move Over Lustre & Spectrum Scale – Here Comes BeeGFS?

BeeGFS won the 'HPCwire Best HPC Storage Product or Technology Award' at SC18

Fairs & Events

Deep Learning Seminar


Machine Learning, Deep Learning and the analysis of huge amounts of data in general are becoming more and more important. Such methods are used in almost every area of research, development or industry. The Deep Learning Seminar of the Fraunhofer ITWM is intended to give interes persons an insight into this large field of research and a deeper understanding. Everyone who wants to learn more about Deep Learning, Machine Learning or AI in general is invited - no matter if students, PhD students, professors or software developers.


The seminar takes place regularly on Thursdays at 10 am.

Conference Room E4.09 (Riemann)
Fraunhofer-Platz 1 
67663 Kaiserslautern

Conference / 18.10 – 21.10.2021

82st EAGE Conference & Exhibition

The EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers) Annual 2021 is the largest and most comprehensive multi-disciplinary geoscience event in the world. The event includes a large conference and a technical exhibition presenting the latest developments in geophysics, geology and reservoir/petroleum engineering. 

Our experts of the »High Performance Computing« department are as co-exhibitors of Sharp Reflections on site to present the latest advancements about seismic data processing and imaging. 


Trade Fair / 6.-8.10.2021

EES Europe Restart 2021

The Smarter E Europe is Europe's largest trade fair for batteries and energy storage systems. Accompanying the trade fair is the EES Europe – a multi-day Energy Storage Conference, where leading experts discuss current topics in the battery and energy storage industry in depth.

Our experts from the »High Performance Computing« department will be presenting our research in the field of activity »Green by IT« at booth B6.232.


Fair / 6.– 8.10.2021

EM-Power Europe Restart 2021

Efficient distribution and use of renewably generated electricity and heat as well as intelligent energy management within smart grids and microgrids, neighborhoods and buildings – these are the key topics at EM-Power Europe, the international exhibition for energy management and integrated energy solutions. Some of our experts from the Green by IT team will be on site and contribute to the program with an exciting presentation.

Hybrid Conference / 4.7.2021

IMAGE 2021

 IMAGE 2021 will be organised by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and in collaboration with the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) and welcomes speakers, exhibitors and participants who will be there in person or online.

We are attending with a team from the »Competence Center High Performance Computing«.


To work in industrial and research projects, the department High Performance Computing is permanently looking for Scientific Staff and Software Developers (m/f) for our various fields of activities, for example Green by IT, Deep Learning or Parallel Programming.

We expect that all applicants enjoy research and team communication, that they are confident handling of modern programming languages, preferably C++ and have an interest or experience in software development and object-oriented software design as well as having a good command of German or English.

Please look at the currently posted job vacancies or apply unsolicited.


BSc/MSc and Diploma Students

  • For a thesis project in the fields of our HPC tools and applications.
  • Your field of study is not restricted to mathematics or computer science, but students of physics, engineering or related areas are also invited to apply. We supervise your thesis in cooperation with your university or German "Fachhochschule"


PhD Students

We are permanently looking for PhD students. PhD students will gain scholarships according to the DFG guidance.


Graduate Assistants

The department HPC provides interesting tasks for scientific assistants from the main study course in mathematics, computer science, engineering sciences or physics. We expect basic knowledge and interest in computational simulation and/or programming competency.