|Institutions||University of Mannheim, Prometeus GmbH.|
|Alma mater||Rheinisch Westfälische Technical University (RWTH) of Aachen|
|Known for||International Supercomputing Conference, TOP500|
Hans Meuer is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Mannheim, general manager of Prometeus GmbH and general chairman of the International Supercomputing Conference. In 1986, he became co-founder and organizer of the first Mannheim Supercomputer Conference, which has been held annually ever since.
Hans Meuer served as specialist, project leader, group and department chief during his 11 years at the Jülich Research Centre, Germany. For the following 26 years, he was director of the computer center and professor for computer science at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Since 1998, he has been managing director of Prometeus GmbH.
Hans Meuer studied mathematics, physics and politics at the universities of Marburg, Giessen and Vienna. In 1972, he received his doctorate in mathematics from the Rheinisch Westfälische Technical University (RWTH) of Aachen. Since 1974, he has been professor of mathematics and computer science at the University of Mannheim with specialization in software engineering. For more than 20 years, he has been involved intensively in the areas of supercomputing/parallel computing.