Dr. Sven Karlsson is an associate professor at DTU Compute, DTU, Denmark. He received his Ph.D. degree from KTH, Sweden. Dr. Karlsson’s research interests are in programming models, architectures, operating systems, and system software for parallel computers. He has published more than 60 papers in these fields. His most notable achievements are the OdinMP C/C++ OpenMP compiler and the Balder cluster OpenMP runtime infrastructure. Both software systems have been commercially exploited. More recently, Dr. Karlsson has led the development of the Tinuso high performance soft core for FPGAs.