Head of Group

Portrait von Ramin Yahyapour Prof. Dr.Ramin Yahyapour


Since October 2011 Professor Dr. Ramin Yahyapour is managing director of GWDG, a joint compute and IT competence center of the university and the Max Planck Society. At the same time, he became full professor for Practical Computer Science at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. Before, he was Professor at the Technische Universität Dortmund, director of the IT & Media Center, and CIO of the university.

Professor Yahyapour holds a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering. His research focus is on efficient resource management and its application on service-oriented infrastructures, clouds, and data management.

Professor Yahyapour was and is active in several national and international research projects. He was e.g. scientific coordinator of the FP7 integrated project SLA@SOI or executive member of the CoreGRID Network of Excellence. Professor Yahyapour serves regularly as reviewer for funding agencies and consultant for IT organizations. He is organizer and program committee member of several conferences and workshops as well as reviewer for multiple journals.

Research Interests

  • resource management and scheduling
  • service-oriented infrastructures and service computing
  • cloud computing
  • data management

Recent Publications


  • Online Orchestration of Collaborative Caching for Multi-Bitrate Videos in Edge Computing (Song Yang, Lei Jiao, Ramin Yahyapour, Jiannong Cao), 2022-01-01 DOI


  • A two-phase virtual machine placement policy for data-intensive applications in cloud (Samaneh Sadegh, Kamran Zamanifar, Piotr Kasprzak, Ramin Yahyapour), 2021-01-01 DOI
  • An Optimized Single Sign-On Schema for Reliable Multi -Level Security Management in Clouds (Aytaj Badirova, Shirin Dabbaghi, Faraz Fatemi-Moghaddam, Philipp Wieder, Ramin Yahyapour), In Proceedings of FiCloud 2021 – 8th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud, 2021-01-01 DOI
  • Recent Advances of Resource Allocation in Network Function Virtualization (Song Yang, Fan Li, Stojan Trajanovski, Ramin Yahyapour, Xiaoming Fu), 2021-01-01 DOI
  • Sekundäre Nutzung von hausärztlichen Routinedaten ist machbar – Bericht vom RADAR Projekt (Johannes Hauswaldt, Thomas Bahls, Arne Blumentritt, Iris Demmer, Johannes Drepper, Roland Groh, Stephanie Heinemann, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Valérie Kempter, Johannes Pung, Otto Rienhoff, Falk Schlegelmilch, Philipp Wieder, Ramin Yahyapour, Eva Hummers), 2021-01-01


  • CBase: Fast Virtual Machine storage data migration with a new data center structure (Fei Zhang, Guangming Liu, Bo Zhao, Piotr Kasprzak, Xiaoming Fu, Ramin Yahyapour), 2019-01-01 DOI
  • Cloud Security Distributary Set (CSDS): A Policy-Based Framework to Define Multi-Level Security Structure in Clouds (Faraz Fatemi Moghaddam, Philipp Wieder, Süleyman Berk Çemberci, Ramin Yahyapour), In COINS '19 Proceedings of the International Conference on Omni-Layer Intelligent Systems, 2019-01-01
  • Das Ökosystem der Datenwissenschaften (Thomas Ludwig, Wolfgang E. Nagel, Ramin Yahyapour), 2019-01-01 DOI
  • Delay-Sensitive and Availability-Aware Virtual Network Function Scheduling for NFV (Song Yang, Fan Li, Ramin Yahyapour, Xiaoming Fu), 2019-01-01 DOI
  • Loyal Consumers or One-Time Deal Hunters: Repeat Buyer Prediction for E-Commerce (Bo Zhao, Atsuhiro Takasu, Ramin Yahyapour, Xiaoming Fu), In 2019 International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW), 2019-01-01 DOI


Winter term 2024

Summer term 2024

Winter term 2023

Summer term 2023

Theses and Projects

Metadata quality dashboard for the Deutsche Digitale BibliothekProf. Ramin YahyapourBSc, MSc
SSO Keycloak integration and self-services for a community portalProf. Ramin YahyapourBSc, MSc
Knowledge Graphs and NLP techniquesProf. Ramin YahyapourBSc, MSc
Implementation of an API specification to enhance the functionality of an Text- and Datamining systemProf. Ramin YahyapourBSc, MSc
Token Management for an API to utilise HPC resources in generic workflowsProf. Ramin YahyapourBSc, MSc
Cluster on Demand with KubernetesProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc, PhD
Parallel applications with containersProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc, PhD
Digital Twin of the data center: Creation of a 3D model for the GWDG Data Center for virtual reality walk-throughsProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Digital teaching: Development of examination scenarios for HPC skillsProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Development of a provenance aware ad-hoc interface for a data lakeProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Semantic classification of metadata attributes in a data lake using machine learningProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Governance for a Data LakeProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Authentication in HPC via WebAPIProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Comparing performance of Remote Visualisation techniquesProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Recommendation System for performance monitoring and analysis in HPCProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Monitoring and evaluating application usage in the data centerProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Parallelization of Iterative Optimization Algorithms for Image Processing using MPIProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Contributing unused HPC resources to grid computing projects using BOINC by backfillingProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Upscaling single cell analysis using the HPCProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Benchmarking AlphaFold and alternative models for protein structure prediction on the HPCProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc
Prototyping and benchmarking common workflows in phylogenetic tree reconstructions on the HPCProf. Julian KunkelBSc, MSc