Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas LippertDirector, Jülich Supercomputing Center
Thomas Lippert is the director of the Institute for Advanced Simulation, head of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre at Forschungszentrum Jülich and acting director of the John von Neumann Institute for Computing. He also holds the chair for Computational Theoretical Physics at the University of Wuppertal. He has been the German representative in the preparatory group (HPCEUR) which, in 2010, led to the European supercomputing infrastructure "Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe" (PRACE). He is the chair of the management board of the first PRACE Implementation Project and is a member of the board of directors of the German Gauß Centre for Supercomputing.