Jörn Quedenau is a specialist in scientific computing and databases in the projects
Air Quality Modelling for Policy Advice´ and Kopernikus Project Energy Transition Navigation System (Enavi)´ at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS). As a PhD biochemist, he has been involved in various aspects of the management of scientific data for more than 20 years. His tasks at the IASS include the support of specialists in the pre- and post-processing of scientific data from climate and weather models, in particular the processing of geo-referenced raw data up to presentation- and publication-ready graphics. In addition, Jörn Quedenau is responsible for recording and prioritizing the IT requirements of individual projects and working groups, selection, procurement, installation and maintenance of special software. Another focus of his work is the administration and further development of a special part of the in-house IT infrastructure with relational databases, project-specific web servers, mass storage (SAN) and a high performance computing cluster (HPC). Before joining the IASS in 2012, Jörn Quedenau worked as a bioinformatics specialist and database specialist in various companies and institutions in the fields of pharmacy, genetic engineering, plant biotechnology and health policy.