Sebastian Hack Prof. Dr.


Tel_+49 681 302-57520
Fax_+49 681 302-3065
Address_Saarland Informatics Campus
Building E1 3
66123 Saarbrücken
Assistant_Sandra Neumann
GPG_F17D 80FA 932B 2BC4
7473 BD93 C077 48B1
5BB7 2668

Short CV

Sebastian Hack is a professor of computer science at Saarland University. His work focuses on compiler construction, especially code generation, automatic vectorization and parallelization. Before, he was an assistant professor at Saarland University, a Post-Doc at EPFL, Switzerland in the LAMP lab and a Post-Doc at ENS Lyon, France in the COMPSYS project. He received his PhD in 2006 from Karlsruhe University, Germany and his Diploma degree also from Karlsruhe University in 2004.


A list of my publications can be found here and, more up-to date, on DBLP.


In the Summer Term 2019, I offer the following courses:
  • Programming Languages and Compilers for Machine Learning
  • Group Seminar
  • Course
  • Unix for Unix/Linux Beginners (in German)
  • Misc

    Some information for students on writing a thesis or a paper.

    Recent Professional Activities


    Here's some software, I have been involved in. Mostly in the earlier days of my career.

    • libFirm: A graph-based SSA intermediate representation.
    • yComp: A graph viewer for compiler graphs.
    • GrGen: A graph transformation tool.