We are glad to announce that Dr. Olaf Schneider, the director of the University Computing Center, joined MSCJ. Welcome on board!

Since December 2019, Dr. Olaf Schneider is director of the University Computing Center of Friedrich Schiller University Jena. At the same time, this also makes him one of two board members of the IT Center of Thuringian Higher Educational Institutions. In addition, he is the spokesperson of the working group “Supercomputing” of the association of Centres for Communication and Information Processing (ZKI e.V.). Olaf Schneider holds a doctoral degree in Mathematics with a focus on Numerics and has been active in many areas of scientific computing, both as a researcher and in the management and operation of research infrastructures.

Photo: Anne Günther (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)