Prof. Wilco Hazeleger is appointed as the Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) new permanent director. Prof. Hazeleger, currently head of Global and Regional Climate Division at KNMI, will begin his new role in July 2014 with overall responsibility for the direction and operation of the center.
NLeSC is a mission driven center that operates as a networked institute with a physical center at the Amsterdam Science Park. NLeSC coordinates a collaborative scientific program, including research groups from both academia and industry, to conduct funded projects, balancing short-term scientific results and the development of a longer-term eScience strategy.
DTL and NLeSC actively collaborate in the DTL Data programme.