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.

Teaching Summer Term 2018

  • Programmierung 2
  • Course
  • Git & Unix Vorkurs für Programmierung 2
  • Unix for Unix/Linux Beginners (in German)
  • Seminar
  • Group Seminar
  • Memory Safety
  • Distributed Computing
  • Publications

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

    Recent Professional Activities


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