Rob van Nieuwpoort will give his inaugural lecture.
Title: The e-scientist. Universal scientist or specialist?
When: Wednesday, 8 May 2019
Where: Aula of the University of Amsterdam, Spui (entrance: Singel 411)
Time: 16.00 hrs
Everyone who is interested in eScience and efficient computing is very welcome.
Note that the lecture is in Dutch!
For more details please see the following link: https://www.esciencecenter.nl/news/uitnodiging-oratie-the-e-scientist.-universal-scientist-or-specialist
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