JUNE 18–22, 2017

Dr. Joachim Biercamp

Head of DKRZ Application Department, German Climate Computing Center

Dr. Joachim Biercamp holds a PhD in Physical Oceanography and has a long standing experience in supporting data intensive climate simulations. He is leading the Application department of DKRZ. His responsibilities include the organization of user support and the interaction with the DKRZ user group and scientific steering committee. He coordinated the procurement and benchmarking of three generations of DKRZ supercomputers (a NEC SX6, an IBM Power6, and a BULLX system); the current BULLX installation reaches a peak performance of more than 3 PetaFLOPS and has a 50 PetaByte file system. Joachim is involved in several national and international projects dealing with infrastructure for climate modeling. In particular he is the coordinator of the H2020 "Centre of Excellence in Simulation of Weather and Climate in Europe" (EsiWACE) and a member of the steering committee of the project "High Definition Clouds and Precipitation for Advancing Climate Prediction" (HD(CP)2).

Speaker at: BoF 06: Cloud Resolving Global Earth-System Models: HPC at Its Extreme
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 09:30 am - 10:30 am
Presenter at: Project Posters Presentation
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 03:15 pm - 03:45 pm
  (PP06) ESiWACE - Centre of Excellence in Simulation of Weather & Climate in Europe
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 03:15 pm - 03:45 pm