Erik Lindahl is Professor of Biophysics at Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology. His research is focused on understanding the structure and function of membrane proteins, in particular ion channels in the nervous system, using both structural biology and computational tools such as the GROMACS molecular dynamics code developed in the lab team. He is passionate about PASC as a venue to bridge computer science with scientific computing. Lindahl is a former chair of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee and currently sits on the EuroHPC Research and Industrial Advisory Group, member of the CSCS scientific advisory board, and the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.