Sandra Gesing is the Scientific Outreach and DEI Lead at the Discovery Partner Institute at the University of Illinois, Chicago, Her research focuses on science gateways, computational workflows as well as distributed and parallel computing. She is especially interested in the aspects of sustainability, usability and reproducibility. Prior to the position at DPI, she was an associate research professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and a computational scientist in the Center for Research Computing at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, a research associate in the Data-Intensive Research Group at the University of Edinburgh, and a research associate in the Applied Bioinformatics Group at the University of Tübingen. Additionally, she has perennial experience as a project manager and system developer in industry. She received her Master’s degree in computer science at the FernUniversität Hagen and her PhD in computer science from the University of Tübingen, Germany.
Cloud and Distributed Computing