Selected Invitations                                                                        
  • NASA Goddart Workshop on Artificial Intelligence, Goddart Space Flight Center, MD
    November 2018
  • National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand
    November 2018: International VLBI Technology Workshop, "Machine Learning and Cloud Correlation: Opportunities for VLBI"
  • NASA Machine Learning, Boulder, CO
    April 2018
  • Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA
    April 2018: "Computer-Aided Discovery in the Geosciences"
  • NASA Cloud Analytics, Annapolis, MD
    February 2018: "Can a Machine Win a Nobel Prize? Implications for Cloud Analytics”
  • Math+X Data Science Symposium, Rice University, TX
    January 2018, "Computer-Aided Discovery: Can a Machine win a Nobel Prize?"
  • Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
    June 2017, Colloquium on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • Nvidia, Santa Clara, CA
    July 2017, Talk on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • Max Planck Institute, Bonn
    April 2017, Colloquium on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • NASA Goddart Space Flight Center, Maryland
    April 2017, Colloquium on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • Oracle, Redwood Shores
    April 2017, Talk on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • NASA AMES, CA
    April 2017, Colloquium on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • Intel, San Jose, CA
    April 2017, GPS, Mobile Phones, and Cloud Computing in Space Weather Applications and Beyond
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena
    March 2017, Colloquium on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • German Parliament, Berlin
    March 2017, Education, Research & Technology Assessment Meeting
  • NASA Langley / National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia
    February 2017, Colloquium on Computer-Aided Discovery
  • NASA Headquarters, Washington DC
    January 2017, Computer-Aided Discovery: Insight Generation with Machine Support
  • Harvard University
    October 2016, Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) - Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Google, Digital Science, Nature Publishing Group, O'Reilly
    July 2016, Interdisciplinary SciFoo conference
  • US National Science Foundation, Washington DC
    April 2016; "Big Data in Remote Sensing: Challenges & Solutions" seminar speaker
  • Harvard University, Center for Astrophysics
    April 2016
  • University of New Hampshire
    October 2015; colloquium speaker
  • LIGO Lab (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory)
    October 2014; seminar speaker: "Computer-Aided Discovery: Scalable Machine Assistance for Big Data Science"
  • Harvard University
    September 2014, seminar speaker: "Big Computing and Computer-Aided Discovery in Astronomy"
  • American Astronomical Society Meeting, Boston
    June 2014, Invited Speaker: "Big Computing in Astronomy"
  • Boston College, Newton
    September 2013, seminar speaker: "Mobile Devices in Space Weather Monitoring"
  • CERN – European Laboratory for Particle Physics and Nuclear Research
    July 2012 (after discovery of new boson) Geneva, Switzerland - Research seminar invited speaker:
    "Dealing with BIG Data - Exploiting the Potential of Multicore Parallelism and Auto-Tuning"
  • Centre For Research On Evolution, Search And Testing – London, UK
    March 2012   University College London - Research seminar invited speaker
  • Linkoping University, Sweden
    November 2011  Research seminar invited talk on Multicore Software Engineering
  • Academy of Sciences – Heidelberg, Germany
    November 2011  Networking meeting with academy members as part of the Landesstiftung elite program for Post-docs
  • University of Vienna, Austria
    November 2011  Invited talk: "Advances in Automatic Performance Tuning on Multicore"
  • National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    September 2011 - Invited talk
  • Oracle, Redwood Shores, California, USA
    June 2011   Invited talk: "Perspectives for Database Systems and Programming Languages in the Multicore Age"
  • Intel, Santa Clara, California, USA
    June 2011   Invited talk: "New Directions in Automatic Performance Tuning"
  • US Department of Energy
    August 2010   Invited talk at CsCADS
  • Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA
    April 2010   Invited talk on Multicore Software Engineering
  • IT summit of the German government (hosting chancellor Angela Merkel)
    December 2009   Presentation of Multicore Software Engineering Young Investigator Group
  • Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA
    September 2009   Invited talk: "Empirical Lessons for Multicore Software Development"
  • University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA
    September 2009   Invited talk: "Transactional Memory vs. Locks - A Comparative Case Study"
  • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA
    August 2009   Invited talk: "Multicore for everyone? Implications for Software Engineering."
  • Accenture Technology Labs, San José, California, USA
    March 2009   Invited talk: "Towards Industrial-Strength Multicore Software Engineering. How far are we?"
  • Intel, Santa Clara, California, USA
    March 2009   Invited talk: "Multicore Software Engineering - From Case Studies to Research Questions"
  • Intel, Santa Clara, California, USA
    February 2009   Invited talk: "Does Transactional Memory keep its promises? Results from an empirical study"
  • Stanford University, USA
    February 2009   Invited talk: "Multicore Software Engineering - From Case Studies to Research Questions"
  • Sun Microsystems Labs, Menlo Park, California, USA
    February 2009   Invited talk: "Multicore Software Engineering - From Case Studies to Research Questions"
  • Heidelberg Innovation Forum, Heidelberg, Germany
    November 27, 2007   Patent presentation "Automated Visual Web Page Testing"
  • Fraunhofer Institut für Experimentelles Software Engineering (IESE), Kaiserslautern, Germany
    August 18, 2005   Invited Talk: "Product Lines in E-Learning" 


 Keynotes                                                                                            
  • Keynote Speaker
    "Computer-Aided Discovery in Astronomy", Multicore World & HPC: The Square Kilometre Array Example, Feb 2015, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Keynote Speaker
    "Improving Multicore Software Quality With Data Mining and Crowdsourcing Techniques", 10th PADTAD/ISSTA'12, Jul 2012, Minneapolis, USA
  • Keynote Speaker
    "Ubiquitous Auto-Tuning", November 2011, 4th MCC, Nov 2011, Linköping, Sweden
  • Keynote Speaker
    Autotuning Symposium -Int’l. Conf. on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics (PPAM), Sep 2011, Torun, Poland
  • Keynote Speaker
    "The Future of Auto-Tuning", 7th iWAPT/ICCS'12, Jun 2011, Singapore


 Tutorials                                                                                             
  • Data Science with Scikit Data Access and Scikit Discovery
    C. Rude, G. Rongier, V. Pankratius. 2nd Annual Radio Science Symposium, MIT Haystack, Westford, MA, USA, November 8, 2017
  • Multicore Software Engineering and Auto-Tuning.
    Victor Pankratius. 34th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2012), Zurich, Switzerland
    [52 proposal submissions, 17 accepted]
  • Multicore Software Engineering.
    Victor Pankratius. Technical Briefing at FSE/ESEC2011, Szeged, Hungary
  • Multicore Software Engineering.
    Victor Pankratius, Walter F. Tichy, Beverly Bachmayer. Full-Day Tutorial at the 32nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2010), Cape Town, South Africa
  • Multicore Software Engineering. 
    Victor Pankratius, Walter F. Tichy, Peter Hinsbeeck. Full-Day Tutorial at OOP 2010, January 25, Munich, Germany
  • Multicore Software Engineering.
    Victor Pankratius, Walter F. Tichy, Jeff Gallagher. Full-Day Tutorial at the 31st ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2009), Vancouver, Canada
  • Transactional Memory versus Locks - A Comparative Case Study
    Victor Pankratius. Talk at "Technical Briefing on Multicore Software Engineering", Special Session at the 31st ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2009), Vancouver, Canada

 Community Service                                                                          
  • Program Committees
    AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19) Workshop on Engineering Dependable and Secure Machine Learning Systems (EDSMLS'19); AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18) Workshop on Engineering Dependable and Secure Machine Learning Systems (EDSMLS'18); (AstroInfo'16) Astroinformatics 2016; (ParCo'17,'15, '13,'11) International Conference on Parallel Computing; (SAC'16-MUSEPAT) 31st ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing - Multicore Software Engineering, Performance, Applications and Tools track; (SAC'15) 30th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing, 2015; (SBAC-PAD'14) 26th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing, 2014; (ICSE’14) 36th ACM/IEEE Intl’ Conference on Software Engineering; (IPDPS’14,'13) 27th IEEE Intl’ Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium; (MUSEPAT',13, 12) Intl’ Conf. on Multicore Software Engineering, Performance, and Tools; 2nd Intl’ Conference Facing the Multicore-Challenge, 2011; (PADTAD/ISSTA’11) 9th ACM Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Systems: Testing, Analysis, and Debugging; (TRANSACT/FCRC'11) 6th ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Transactional Computing; (iWAPT'10) 5th International Workshop on Automatic Performance Tuning; (MuCoCoS'10) 3rd International Workshop on Multi-Core Computing Systems; (ICPP'09) 38th International Conference on Parallel Processing; (IWMSE08-IWMSE11) International Workshop on Multicore Software Engineering

  • External Reviewing Boards
    (ICS'14) 28th International Conference on Supercomputing; (PPoPP'11,13, 14) ACM Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming; (SIGCSE'05–'09) ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education; (ItiCSE'05–'09) Annual Conf. on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education

  • Journal Reviews
    ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems; IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering; IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems; IEEE Transactions on Reliability; IEEE Communications; Elsevier Journal of Parallel Computing; Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing; Elsevier Journal of Web Semantics; Elsevier Information and Software Technology; Elsevier International Journal of Information Management; IBM Journal of Research and Development; IET Software; IJES Special Issue on Reconfigurable and Multi-core Embedded Systems; MDPI Sensors; Springer Empirical Software Engineering; Springer Distributed and Parallel Databases; Springer Computing Journal; Wiley Software: Practice & Experience; Wiley Software Testing, Verification, and Reliability; Wiley Software: Evolution and Process; Wiley Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience
  • National Research Fund Proposal Reviews
    NASA; US National Science Foundation (NSF); German National Science Foundation (DFG); Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF); Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

  • Advisory Committees, Panels
    NASA; US National Science Foundation (NSF); Intelligent Systems in Geosciences (NSF research coordination network, is-geo.org)
  • Instrument Design Reviews / CDR
    ASTRON, Netherlands
  • Organization of Conferences and Workshops
    International Conference on Multicore Software Engineering, Performance, and Tools (MSEPT'12); (IWMSE 2008-2011) International Workshop on Multicore Software Engineering, co-located with ICSE (International Conference on Software Engineering); WI2007