The role of the Scientific Advisory Board is to advise ZIB in scientific and technical matters as well as to support and advance the work of ZIB and in particular to establish and maintain cooperation with universities, research institutes, and industry. Moreover, the members of the scientific advisery board serve as ombudsmen for consultation in conflicts according to the rules to ensure good scientific practice.

The Administrative Board appointed the following representatives to the Scientific Advisory Council:

  • Prof. em. Dr. Rainer E. Burkard, TU Graz, Institute of Optimization and Discrete Mathematics (Mathematics B), Steyrergasse 30, A-8010 Graz, Phone: (0043 316) 873 5352/1, Fax: (0043 316) 873 5369, Mail: burkardopt.math.tu-graz.ac.at
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Dellnitz, University of Paderborn, Faculty for Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics Department of Mathematics, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderborn, Phone: (05251) 60 2658, Fax: (05251) 60 4216
  • Prof. Dr. Alfred K. Louis, Lehrstuhl für Angewandte Mathematik, Universität des Saarlandes, D-66041 Saarbrücken, Postfach 15 11 50, Phone: (0681) 302 30 18 / (0681) 831 89 80, Fax: (0681) 302 44 35, Mail: louisnum.uni-sb.de 
  • Prof. Dr. Jörg-Rüdiger Sack (Speaker), School of Computer Science, Herzberg Building, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada K1S 5B6, Phone: (001 613) 520 4333, Fax: (001 613) 520 4334, Mail: sackscs.carleton.ca
  • Ludger D. Sax, Managing Director, Grid Optimization Europe GmbH, Veldeckestraße 38, 45279 Essen, Phone: (0201) 8068 3020, Fax: (0201) 8068 3021, Mail: ludger.saxgrid-optimization-europe.com
  • Dr. Anna Schreieck, BASF SE Scientific Computing, 67056 Ludwigshafen, Phone: (0621) 6078253, Mail: anna.schreieckbasf.com
  • Dr. Horst D. Simon, National Energy Research, Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, One Cyclotron Rd, MS 50B-4230 USA, Phone: (001510) 486 7377, Fax: (001510) 486 4300, Mail: hdsimonlbl.gov
  • Dr. Reinhard Uppenkamp, Berlin-Chemie AG, 12489 Berlin, Glienicker Weg 125, Phone: (030) 670 72 111, Fax: (030) 670 72 322, Mail: ruppenkampberlin-chemie.de
  • Dr. Kerstin Waas, Deutsche Bahn AG