Prof. Dr. Hans Ekkehard Plesser

Professor in Informatics
Section Head Data Science
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 TF2-327B Chairman, Norwegian Research School in Neuroscience
Phone +47 67231560 Task Leader, EBRAINS High-level support team
Email Visiting Scientist, INM-6, Jülich Research Centre
Profiles Github, Loop, Google Scholar

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29./30.06.2020 First virtual NEST Conference 2020 was a great success with over 70 participants from nearly 20 countries.
27.05.2020 Editorial published: Sharon M. Crook, Andrew P. Davison, Robert A. McDougal, H. E. Plesser.
Editorial: Reproducibility and Rigour in Computational Neuroscience. Front Neuroinform 14:23. DOI 10.3389/fninf.2020.00023.
01.04.2020 Starting into the final phase of the Human Brain Project until March 2023 with significantly increased activiy at NMBU towards building EBRAINS as a permantent infrastructure for brain science. I will lead the EBRAINS High-level support team.
22.10.2019 Presented poster on Conditions for and detectability of extremely fast oscillations in neuronal activity by R. Helin, S. Essink, H. Bos, E. Hagen, M. Helias, J. Senk, T. Tetzlaff, S. J. v Alabada, M. Diesmann, S. Grün, and H. E. Plesser at the Society for Neuroscience 50th Annual Meeting in Chicago. Abstract. Download poster.
29.06.2019 NEST 2.18.0 is released with lots of improvements.
26.-28.06.2019 NEST Hackathon at NMBU.
24./25.06.2019 We are hosting NEST Conference 2019 on NMBU's beautiful campus.
28.04.2019 Appointed Head of the Data Science Section.
22.05.2019 New paper published: Gaute T Einevoll, Alain Destexhe, Markus Diesmann, Sonja Grün, Viktor Jirsa, Marc de Kamps, Michele Migliore, Torbjørn V Ness, H. E. Plesser, Felix Schürmann.
The scientific case for brain simulations. Neuron 102:735-744. DOI 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.03.027 (Preprint on arXiv).
01.10.2018 Promoted to full professor in informatics.
21.08.2018 NEST 2.16.0 is released with lots of improvements.