ABOUT Beatrice Lugger

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is Deputy Scientific Director of the National Institute for Science Communication (nawik.de), Germany. She coordinates this conference blog. She has a diploma in chemistry and has been working as a science journalist since nearly 20 years for various prestigious German newspapers and magazines. Beatrice is an expert in social media, launched and established Scienceblogs in Germany and writes about science communications in her blog ‘Quantensprung‘. You may also follow her tweets on @BLugger.

 

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Query and Curiosity – Scientific Data Exploration

Posted 2 September 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

Thursday, August 27, during the poster session at HLF15 I strolled around. As I am not a computer scientist or mathematician I honestly had problems in getting an idea, what most of these posters where about. But one, by Abdul Wasay, a second year PhD student at Harvard University, caught my attention. Just by looking at the poster I got an idea, what Queriosity means and who might benefit from it. It appeared to be a software for scientists, helping them... Read more

The Poly-Participant – How to be invited to Heidelberg again

Posted 29 August 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

The HLF is in its third year, and already there is one young researcher who managed to attend the forum twice. After successfully making the next step in his scientific career, Felix Günther took the chance to apply for the HLF a second time. In 2013 the mathematician attended the HLF as a PhD candidate from the Institute for mathematics, TU Berlin. Now, in 2015, he participates as a Post-Doc from the European Post-Doctoral Institute for Mathematical Sciences (EPDI). "I utterly... Read more

6 out of 200: Energy efficient supercomputers

Posted 22 August 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Karthikeyan P. Saravanan in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200 computer scientists and mathematicians participating at the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, August 23–28, 2015. 26 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science.   Name? Karthikeyan P. Saravanan Nationality? Indian   Where are you based? Today I am at the Barcelona Supercomputing... Read more

6 out of 200: Logic and unequivocal

Posted 21 August 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Kristina Mallory in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200 mathematicians and computer scientists participating at the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, August 23–28, 2015. 26 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science.   Name? Kristina Mallory Nationality? US-American What is your current position?  PhD student at Brown University, USA What is the... Read more

6 out of 200: Studying swarms

Posted 20 August 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Ta Viet Ton in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200 mathematicians and computer scientists participating at the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, August 23–28, 2015. 26 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science. Name? Ta Viet Ton Nationality? Vietnamese Where are you based? Japan What is your current position? I am a research... Read more

6 out of 200: Promoting women in computer science

Posted 19 August 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Omowunmi Isafiade in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200  computer scientists and mathematicians participating at the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, August 23–28, 2015. 26 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science. Name? Omowunmi Isafiade Nationality? Nigerian Where are you based? South Africa What is your current position? PhD Candidate at the University... Read more

6 out of 200: Beautiful problems

Posted 18 August 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Davi Obata in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200 mathematicians and computer scientists participating at the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, August 23–28, 2015. 26 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science. Name? Davi Obata Nationality? Brazilian Where are you based? Rio de Janeiro - Brazil What is your current position? Technically I am... Read more

6 out of 200: Predicting a persons mood

Posted 17 August 2015 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Christina Katsimerou in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200  computer scientists and mathematicians participating at the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, August 23–28, 2015. 26 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science. Name? Christina Katsimerou Nationality? Greek   Where are you based? My research passion brought me to Delft, a picturesque town in the... Read more

6 out of 200: Modeling seasonal bird movement

Posted 20 September 2014 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Carrie Manore in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200 mathematicians or computer scientists participating at the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, September 21-26, 2014. 24 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science.   Name? Carrie Manore Nationality?  USA Where are you based? Tulane University and Los Alamos National Laboratory. What is your current... Read more

6 out of 200: Share the passion for mathematics

Posted 19 September 2014 by Beatrice Lugger

Meet Yasuyuki Tsukamoto in this Q&A series with 6 out of 200 mathematicians or computer scientists participating at the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, September 21-26, 2014. 24 Laureates (Abel Prize, Fields Medal, Nevanlinna Prize, Turing Award) will attend the forum together with them. For a full week Heidelberg in Germany will be the hot spot of mathematics and computer science.   Name? Yasuyuki Tsukamoto Nationality? Japan Where are you based?  Kyoto University What is your current position? I am a... Read more