June 22–26, 2014
Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Meier

Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Heidelberg

Karlheinz Meier is a professor of experimental physics at Heidelberg University in Germany. He received his PhD in 1984 from Hamburg University. For more than 30 years he worked in experimental particle physics, contributing to several experiments at the CERN and DESY laboratories. He designed and implemented a large-scale data selection system for an LHC experiment at CERN: Since 2005 he has shifted his interest towards custom hardware implementations of neural circuits. He has initiated and led 2 major European initiatives in the field (FACETS and BrainScaleS) and is currently co-director of the Human Brain Project.

Keynoter at: Thursday Keynote
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 12:15 pm - 01:00 pm
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Thursday, June 26, 2014, 12:15 pm - 01:00 pm