For this post in our „Objects of Research“ series, we interviewed c:o/re Senior Fellow Hans Ekkehard Plesser, whose work focuses on simulation technology for large-scale neuronal network simulations and reproducibility of research in computational neuroscience.
“For the past two decades, I have had a leading role in developing the neuronal network simulator NEST. This high-quality research software can improve research culture by providing a foundation for reliable, reproducible and FAIRly sharable research in computational neuroscience. Together with colleagues, I work hard to establish “nest::simulated()” as a mark of quality for research results in the field. Collaboration in the NEST community is essential to this effort, and many great ideas have come up while sharing a cup of coffee.“