Parallel computing and numerics
Algorithms for classical many-particle systems Fast algorithms for long range interactions Particle based methods for mesoscopic hydrodynamics Soft matter and statistical physics
Since 2017 Professor for High-Performance Computing in Materials Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Postdoc at University of Trento in Italy
Since 1998 working at the Jülich Supercomputing Centre Deputy head of the Computational Science division and head of the Simulation Laboratory "Molecular Systems"
Director of the Jülich CECAM Node (Centre Europeen de Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire)
Study of Physics in Göttingen, Montpellier and Heidelberg, PhD at Forschungszentrum Jülich/Technical University of Munich in Theoretical Physics