Jon holds academic positions in the UK and Sweden, as Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds and Lulea University of Technology, where he is Adjunct Professor in Fluid Dynamics.
He has spent more than 25 years involved in research focussing on thermal and energy management of digital infrastructure at a range of scales, including data centres.
Since 2017, Jon has been a research leader with Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE)/ Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS). Focussing on engineering sustainable and energy efficient data centres, RISE/SICS has established itself as a centre of excellence in data centre research in Europe. Jon’s extensive knowledge of thermal and energy management in data centres and current research on sustainability and energy efficiency will be important contributions to coolDC’s vision.