Dr. Hans Ekkehard Plesser

Associate Professor in Informatics
Faculty of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Mail PO Box 5003, N-1432 Ås            President, NEST Initiative
Office TF kvartalet, Drøbakveien 31, Room 327B Chairman, Norwegian Research School in Neuroscience
Phone +47 67231560 Member of the Stakeholder Board, Human Brain Project
Email hans.ekkehard.plesser@nmbu.no Visiting Scientist, INM-6, Jülich Research Centre
Profiles Github, Loop, Google Scholar Visiting Scientist, CINPLA, the Centre for Integrative Neural Plasticity, University of Oslo

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04.04.2017 New paper by Tammo Ippen, Jochen Eppler, Hans Ekkehard Plesser, and Markus Diesmann: Constructing neuronal network models in massively parallel environments in Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 11:30 (2017).
01.03.2017 NEST 2.12.0 is released with lots of improvements.
08.02.2017 New paper by Pablo Martinez-Canada, Christian Morillas, Hans Ekkehard Plesser, Samuel Romero, and Francisco Pelayo: Genetic algorithm for optimization of models of the early stages in the visual system in Neurocomputing, online ahead of print, 2017. DOI 10.1016/j.neucom.2016.08.120.
03.11.2016 Re-elected as president of the NEST Initiative for a new two-year term.
03.-04.11.2016 Organized a very successful NEST User Workshop 2016 at Forschungszentrum Informatik in Karlsruhe, Germany, with over 60 international participants.
12.-15.10.2016 NEST got a lot of attention at the Human Brain Project Summit 2016 in Florence
01.08.2016 Commencing my sabbatical at CINPLA, the Centre for Integrative Neural Plasticity at University of Oslo. I am looking forward to working in the Hafting-Fyhn Lab at the Department of Biosciences.
15.06.2016 First meeting of the Stakeholder Board of the Human Brain Project. It is an honor to represent Norway on the ultimate decision-making body of the HBP.
01.04.2016 The second phase of the Human Brain Project starts! Looking forward to improving network connectivity generation and supporting NEST as a Service for neuroscients in the HBP.
30.03.2016 Human Brain Project Platform Release provides an integrated tool for collaboration in the neurosciences.