Managing DirectorProf. Dr. Vincent Heuveline
Prof. Dr. Vincent Heuveline is the managing director of the Computing Centre and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Heidelberg University. As a professor, he heads the Engineering Mathematics and Computing Lab (EMCL) at the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (Interdisziplinären Zentrum für Wissenschaftliches Rechnen, IWR). He also leads the research group “Data Mining and Uncertainty Quantification” at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH).
His research interests include scientific, high performance and data intensive computing as well as software development with a particular focus on areas of application in medical technology and energy research. As an educator, he deals intensively with the topic of IT security - in addition to scientific computing - in dedicated lectures and seminars.
Heuveline serves on the program committees of several international conferences on high-performance computing. As an expert and consultant, he advises industry representatives on topics such as the application-oriented use of numerical simulations, cloud computing and IT security in the industrial sector.