Claudia Neuhauser, PhD, is the director of Research Computing in the Office of the Vice President for Research, overseeing the University of Minnesota Informatics Institute (UMII) and the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI). UMII fosters and accelerates data-intensive research across all disciplines in the University and develops partnership with industry. MSI provides high-performance computing resources to the University. Neuhauser’s research is at the interface of mathematics and biology, and focuses on the analysis of ecological and evolutionary models and the development of statistical methods in biomedical applications. She has been the Director of Graduate Studies of the Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology graduate program since 2008. Between 2008 and 2013, she served as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR). Prior to moving to UMR, she was Professor and Head in the department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, and Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor. She held faculty positions at the University of Southern California, the University of Wisconsin Madison, and the University of California Davis. She is currently a faculty member in the department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, the department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, and the department of Computer Science and Engineering. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and a fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).
Ph.D. in mathematics from Cornell University (1990)
Diplom in mathematics from the Universität Heidelberg, Germany (1988)