About us

With the decision of the German Joint Science Conference (GWK) on November 13, 2020, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) became a Center for National High-Performance Computing in the NHR Alliance. The NHR@KIT competence center located at KIT's Scientific Computing Center (SCC) became operational on January 1, 2021.

Within the NHR Alliance, NHR@KIT coordinates the Earth System and Climate Sciences field and also serves the application areas of Materials Research, Particle Physics and Engineering.

With the supercomputer HoreKa, NHR@KIT became the first center to dedicate a new computer system to the alliance on June 1, 2021.

NHR@KIT Board Of Directors

  • Jun.-Prof. Dr. Hartwig Anzt
  • Dr. Jennifer Buchmüller
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Frank
  • Prof. Dr. Britta Nestler
  • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Neumair
  • Dr. Martin Nußbaumer
  • Prof. Dr. Achim Streit