Dr. Michael Bane
high-end computing (MPI, OpenMP)
programming (FORTRAN, C, Java, CUDA, OpenCL, Python, PERL)
- 2011: EPSRC HECToR RAP GPGPU testbed (Co-I); NERC project porting atmospheric codes to GPUs (Co-I)
- 2009/10 National Environmental Hero (UK Universities' Green Impact award)
- 2010 University of Manchester "Environmental Hero" (awarded 20/7/2010)
2008 Best Paper award for “Development and illustrative outputs of the Community Integrated Assessment System (CIAS), a multi-institutional modular integrated assessment approach for modelling climate change”. Your paper was selected by the Editors, with support from the Board members, as the best paper published in EMS in 2008 under the 'Decision Support' category.
copy of certificate
- 2006: international Community Modeling and Analysis (CMAS) Award "to recognize your outstanding achievements in advancing and promoting the ideals of the community modelling paradigm".
Background Reading for My Courses etc
R. Warren, S. de la Nava Santos, N.W. Arnell, M. Bane, T. Barker, C. Barton, R. Ford, H.-M. Fussel, Robin K.S. Hankin, Rupert Klein, C. Linstead, J. Kohler, T.D. Mitchell, T.J. Osborn, H. Pan, S.C.B. Raper, G. Riley, H.J. Schellnhuber, S. Winne and D. Anderson, Development and illustrative outputs of the Community Integrated Assessment System (CIAS), a multi-institutional modular integrated assessment approach for modelling climate change, Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 23, Issue 5, May 2008, Pages 592-610. Award winning paper
Elliot, M. J., Manning, A., Mayes, K., Bane, M. and Gurd, J., "SUDA: a program for identifying and grading special uniques". Proceedings of UNECE worksession of statistical Data Confidentiality, Geneva, November 2005.
R.W. Ford, G.D. Riley, M.K. Bane, C.W. Armstrong and T.L. Freeman, "GCF<: a General Coupling Framework", Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, vol. 18, no. 2, pp163-181. John Wiley & Sons. (Feb 2006)
Michael K Bane & Graham D Riley, "Extended Overhead Analysis for OpenMP", in <a target="_top" href="http://link.springer-ny.com/link/service/series/0558/tocs/t2400.htm">Euro-Par 2002 Parallel Processing</a>, 8th International Euro-Par Conference, Paderborn, Germany, August 2002, pp162-166.
M.K. Bane, M.D. Mihajlovic, "A fast parallel solver for the biharmonic problem", Proceedings of The Tenth SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, (Portsmouth, Virginia, USA, 12-14 March 2001), CD-ROM.
M.K. Bane & G.D. Riley, "Automatic Overheads Profiler for OpenMP Codes" EWOMP2000 conference, (Edinburgh, Scotland, 14-15 September 2000), proceedings to appear.
M.K. Bane, R. Keller, M. Pettipher & I. Smith, "A Comparison of MPI and OpenMP Implementations of a Finite Analysis Code", Cray User Group (CUG-2000) (Noordwijk, Netherlands, 22-26 May 2000) proceedings to appear.
M.K. Bane (1992), "Linear algebra and asynchronous polynomial zero-finding algorithms on transputers", PhD thesis, University of Manchester, 1992
M.K. Bane and T.L. Freeman, "Asynchronous Algorithms for Calculating Polynomial Zeros" in "Parallel Computing: Problems, Methods and Applications", ed. Messina, P. and Murli, A., Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 53-62. (1992)
T.L. Freeman and M.K. Bane, "Asynchronous Polynomial Zero-Finding Algorithms". Parallel Computing 17, pp. 673-681. (1991)
M.K. Bane and T.L. Freeman, "Implementation of Parallel Asynchronous Iterative Methods in occam" in "Applications of Transputers III", ed. Durrani, T.S., Sandham, W.A., Soraghan, J.J. and Forbes, S.M., I.O.S., Amsterdam. (1991)
T.L. Freeman and M.K. Bane, "An occam Implementation of an Asynchronous Algorithm for Calculating Polynomial Zeros" in "Applications of Transputers II", ed. Pritchard, D.J. and Scott, C.J., I.O.S., Amsterdam, pp. 533-540. (1990)
M.K. Bane (1988), "A Survey Of Modern Numerical Methods To Solve Differential Algebraic Equations", MSc thesis, University of Manchester, 1988.