Prof. Dr. Stephan OlbrichDirector, Regional Computer Center, University of Hamburg
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Olbrich, born in 1961, received his diploma degree in Electrical Engineering from the Leibniz University of Hannover in 1987. After working in the field of commercial IT development at altec electronic GmbH, he started in the Regional Computing Center for Lower Saxony at the Leibniz University of Hannover in 1989, combining advanced IT service and research in the field of data visualization in the context of high-performance scientific computing. He received the doctoral degree in 2000, and became full professor for “IT Management” at the University of Düsseldorf and director of its Center of Information and Media Technology in 2005. Since 2010 he is director of the Regional Computing Center at the University of Hamburg and additionally, holder of the chair of “Scientific Visualization and Parallel Processing” at the Department of Informatics.