Dieter Kranzlmüller received his Dipl.-Ing. in Computer Science and his Dr. tech. from the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. As a scientific research assistant at the Department for Graphics and Parallel Processing (GUP Linz), he is (co-)author of more than 80 refereed publications in conference proceedings, book chapters and journals, as well as co-editor of two books/conference proceedings and guest-editor of two journals. He served as co-chairman of the 9th EuroPVMMPI 2002 conference and the 4th DAPSYS workshop, and is chairman of the special session on "Tools for Program Development and Analysis" at the ICCS conference series. His research interests are in the area of parallel computing and computer graphics, especially parallel program debugging, monitoring and steering, program visualization, visual parallel programming, and Virtual Reality environments.