Prof. Rollnik Passed Away

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Horst Rollnik was a tireless advocate for computational science and supercomputing in Germany. He was one of the founding fathers of the John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC), and for a long time, he headed the NIC Scientific Council. Even in recent years, he continued to contribute his experience to this panel as a honorary member. Two years ago, NIC and JSC paid homage to his contributions to NIC and to computational science in Germany in an Honorary Colloquium (

Horst Rollnik died on 28 September 2011 at the age of 80. JSC will always remember him with gratitude.

from JSC News No. 198, October 2011

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