Prof. Dr. Norbert EickerProfessor of Parallel Hardware & Software Systems, Bergische Universität Wuppertal & Head of the Research Group "Cluster Computing", Jülich Supercomputing Center
Norbert Eicker is Professor for Parallel Hardware and Software Systems at Bergische Universität Wuppertal and head of the research group Cluster Computing at Jülich Supercomputing Centre. Before joining JSC in 2004 Norbert was with ParTec from 2001 on working on the Cluster Middleware ParaStation. During his career he was involved in several research and development projects including the ALiCE-cluster in Wuppertal, JULI and JSC's general purpose supercomputer JuRoPA. Currently he’s acting as the chief architect for the DEEP and DEEP-ER projects. Norbert holds a PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics from Wuppertal University.