Jon Summers new Scientific Leader of RISE SICS North

6 July, 2017 - 14:26

RISE SICS North announced today that Jon Summers has joined the company to take on the role as Scientific Leader to further strengthen the research institute’s competence area, being sustainable and efficient datacenter solutions, cloud applications and data analysis.  Dr Summers’ area of expertise is primarily focused on energy efficiency and cooling of microelectronic systems from processors to datacenters. 

Jon Summers comes with a wealth of 20+ years experience and knowledge within the datacenter and related industries, having spent the last 5 years developing a centre of excellence in engineering digital infrastructures at the University of Leeds. He has specific interest in thermal management, liquid cooling and the physical limits of computation.

- We are very excited to have Jon joining the team, he brings extensive datacenter experience to our team and will secure our position as the leading datacenter research institute and facility in the Nordics, states Tor Björn Minde, CEO of RISE SICS North AB.

Jon Summers has a PhD in Computational and Applied Mathematics from University of Leeds, is a regular speaker at global industry focus events, a judge for a number datacenter awards, and is also an Advisory Board Member of the Dutch based Immersed Computing start-up, Asperitas. He also has a large number of industry projects in his resume including datacenters and industry suppliers.