Jens Krüger

Jens Krüger leads the High Performance and Cloud Computing (HPCC ) Group at the IT Center of the University of Tübingen operating Cloud and HPC infrastructure for various communities, including research data management.

He has a PhD in Chemistry and has broad experience in multiple biomedical research fields. He was holding basic and specialized lectures in bioinformatics and related fields. Currently he is Co-Spokesperson for the NFDI project DataPLANT coordinating the task area about Infrastructure, Software and Services. He is also part of the German Human Genome-Phenome Archive working on infrastructure and gateway. He is coordinating the Science Data Center BioDATEN, being responsible for multiple work packages. Further, he is speaker of the state-wide bwHPC Competence Center for Bioinformatics in Baden-Württemberg. Since 2016, he is member of the scientific advisory board of the Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics. Among other activities e.g. in EOSC-life, de.NBI/ELIXIR, graduate schools and CRCs, the recent focus lies on secure processing environments for the handling of sensitive biomedical data.