Juergen Haas is an information technology specialist who has held positions at top academic institutions, multi-national corporations, and high-tech start-up companies.
As a computer scientist and software developer, Juergen Haas has acquired extensive experience with the Linux operating system. Having used Unix operating systems for more than 20 years he witnessed first hand the emergence of the Linux phenomenon. He has designed and implemented numerous software packages, including sophisticated scientific and business applications on and for Linux systems.
Juergen Haas received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the State University of New York, and an M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Denver. He performed post-doctoral training in the fields of Bio-Informatics and Cognitive Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
By Juergen Haas:
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