New Team for Coordination of Computing Time Allocation at JSC

Two new members have joined the team coordinating computing time allocation:

The new head of the NIC Coordination Bureau is Dr. Florian Janetzko. Florian Janetzko studied Chemistry at the University of Hannover. He received his PhD in Theoretical Chemistry in 2003. After post-doctoral stays at CINVESTAV (Mexico City, Mexico), University of Calgary (Canada) and University of Bonn (Germany), he joined JSC's Application Support division in 2008 as a member of the Cross-Sectional Team Application Optimization. He has been involved, among other things, in support and teaching activities as well as in the European Projects DEISA and PRACE as the person locally responsible for the DECI calls.

Dr. Alexander Schnurpfeil is the designated successor of Dr. Manfred Kremer, who will retire from his position as Scientific Secretary of the John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC) at the end of March 2016. Alexander Schnurpfeil studied Chemistry at the universities of Leipzig, Bonn and Siegen and received his PhD in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of Cologne in 2006. After a post-doctoral stay at the University of Cologne, he worked as a software developer and teacher. He joined JSC in 2008, also in the Application Support division, where he was, among other duties, responsible for user support for the HPC-FF cluster and was local coordinator of the PRACE Preparatory Access Calls.
(Contact: Dr. Florian Janetzko,

JSC News, 11 August 2015

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