Meet the team

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Anne Fouilloux

UIO University of Oslo, Norway; CR staff

Working as a Research Software Engineer at the department of Geosciences. Software & Data Carpentry instructor. Carpentry Instructor Trainer.

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Bjørn Lindi

NTNU; CR staff

I used to be a HPC-manager, but I am transforming into a sustainable Research Software Engineer. My background is in electrical engineering and I have experience from different software companies. Do also enjoy baking, and make Ruislimmppu regularly.

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Diana Iusan

UPPMAX - Uppsala Multidisciplinary Center for Advanced Computational Science, Sweden; CR staff

Application expert in materials theory at SNIC-UPPMAX. Working with user support, striving to share best practices in HPC- and storage-simulations, and learn new things. I enjoy looking at trees and water and reading books.

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Emiliano Molinaro

SDU eScience Center; CR staff

Software architect for research infrastructure with a background in Theoretical Particle Physics. Develops HPC solutions for data science. Working at the eScience Center, University of Southern Denmark. Enjoys taking long walks in nature.

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Johan Hellsvik

PDC Center for High Performance Computing; CR staff

Johan is an application expert in materials theory at the PDC Center for High Performance Computing, KTH, where he is helping users with general scientific computing problems, code development, optimization and debugging. He has a passion for Fortran.

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Juho Lehtonen

CSC - IT center for science; CR staff

Working as a software specialist with background in computer science. Do enjoy orienteering, snowboarding and mushroom picking.

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Max R. Eckardt

Center for Humanities Computing Aarhus at Aarhus University; CR staff

Working as Research Software Engineer mostly on Full-stack web development. Holds a PhD in the humanities on explorative search algorithms. Builds a framework for social software innovation aiming at synergistic collaboration between programming- and use context experts. Carpentry Instructor.

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Naoe Tatara

University of Oslo; CR staff

Working as a regional coordinator of CodeRefinery and Carpentries for Nordic countries, based in Oslo. Having worked for a long time as an interdisciplinary researcher mainly in the field of design and development of technology for personal health (eHealth). Always having a high interest in interaction between human and technology, user experience, and universal design of ICT.

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Radovan Bast

UiT The Arctic University of Norway; CR staff

Theoretical chemist turned into a computer geek. Working as senior engineer at the High Performance Computing Group. Enjoys teaching, learning, and discussing computer languages. Fan of the 8-bit graphics era, loves cooking and baking and aviation.

Richard Darst

Aalto University, Finland

HPC and Scientific Computing specialist and Research Software Engineer with emphasis on training and usability. Hopes that computing will never get in the way of anyone's research.

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Sabry Razick

UIO University of Oslo, Norway; CR staff

Working as a senior engineer at the department of research computing. Holds a PhD in informatics from University if Oslo.

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Samantha Wittke

Finnish Geospatial Research Institute, Aalto University, Finland

A geoinformatics/remote sensing researcher who stumbled into the deep end of the research software engineering pool, now learning to swim with the bigger fish while also helping others to stay afloat. Enjoys going on adventures (teaching is one of them!), woodworking and the Finnish language.

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Stefan Negru

CSC - IT center for science; CR staff

Software Engineer with background in Semantic Web and Human-Computer Interaction. Do enjoy tinkering with electronics.

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Thor Wikfeldt

PDC Center for High Performance Computing; CR staff

Application expert at the PDC Center for HPC in Stockholm with a background in chemical physics. Enjoys teaching, working at the interface between HPC and academic research and interacting with talented scientists during CodeRefinery workshops.

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Jarno Rantaharju

Aalto University, Finland

Research software engineer with background in physics and HPC. Sees software skills as increasingly necessary in research and life in general. Enjoys teaching and talking with researchers in different fields.

Steering Group

Instructors, helpers, and exercise leads

Our workshops would not be possible without the contributions from many speakers, instructors, hosts, helpers, and exercise leaders.

Our teaching philosophies

On this page our instructors share their teaching philosophies in short recorded videos.

Who's the team?

The team consists of volunteers, usually paid as part of their work, and CodeRefinery staff paid by NeIC. If you are an instructor for two workshops or otherwise consistently contribute to material or CodeRefinery organization, and occasionally come to our online meetings, please request to be added to the list above. Likewise, we remove people after they are inactive for a year.

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