Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Lippert
Research Area: Computer Science
Focus: High Performance Computing
Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Lippert received his diploma in Theoretical Physics in 1987 from the University of Würzburg. He completed Ph.D. theses in theoretical physics at Wuppertal University on simulations of lattice quantum chromodynamics and in the field of parallel computing with systolic algorithms at Groningen University. He is director of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre at Forschungzentrum Jülich, member of the board of directors of the John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC) and the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS). Since August 2020 he holds the chair for Modular Supercomputing and Quantum computing at Goethe University Frankfurt and was appointed Senior Fellow at FIAS in March 2020.