Mr. Fanie Riekert

Fanie Riekert is an Assistant Director at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He is one of the High-Performance Computing unit’s staff at the University. He provides eResearch support to the university’s research community by deploying software to the cluster, writing scripts to help with analysis, and transferring skills by means of user training. He currently focusses on deploying software via Apptainer containers and using existing Docker containers, and investigating the use of scientific workflow management tools, specifically Nextflow. Fanie Riekert holds a B. Sc. Hons in IT and a B. Sc. Hons. in Mathematics from the University of the Free State.