2nd International
Brain Technology Conference

March 11-12, Hangar 11, Tel Aviv Port, Israel

Karlheinz Meier, PhD

Co-Director, Future Computing, EU Human Brain Project

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Karlheinz Meier is a Professor in the Experimental Physic at the Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics. His research interests include physics instrumentation, physical foundations of information processing, and physical models of neural circuits. Since 2011 he has been a co-Director of the European Commission’s Human Brain Project Flagship Project and an invited professor at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Prof. Meier is also a coordinator of the EU BrainScaleConsortium and was a coordinator of the Marie-Curie Network FACETS-ITN until last year.  His other accomplishments include being a member of the board of the German Physical Society, president of European Committee for Future Accelerators and a delegate of International Committee for Future Accelerators. Prof. Meier has a Ph.D. in Physics from Hamburg University in Germany and was a research fellow at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Geneva, Switzerland.