Based at the National Supercomputer Centre (NSC) at Linköping University, Dr Joel Hedlund is currently working in the NeIC executive team and has coordinated Nordic activities in e-infrastructure for the bio- and medical sciences. He is also project owner for NeIC NeIC Tryggve project.
His main research interests have been in bioinformatic protein family characterization, and he has worked as an application expert in bioinformatics at NSC for the Swedish e-Science Research Centre (SeRC), helping Swedish bioscientists to better utilize national HPC resources to further their research. He has also developed e-infrastructure services in this role, including a secure science gateway for Swedish bioscience research codes.
Joel is the program committee chairman for NeIC 2017, as he was for the previous NeIC conference NeIC 2015 in Espoo.