Rolf Krause is programme director for the Bachelor of Science in mathematics at UniDistance Suisse.
He is a professor of advanced scientific computing in the faculty of informatics at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and is the director of the Institute of computational science (ICS). He is also the Co-director of the Centre for Computational Medicine in Cardiology (CCMC) at USI.
Rolf Krause holds a Diploma and a PhD (2000) in Applied Mathematics from FU Berlin (Germany). In 2002, he was on a research visit at the Courant Institute (NYU, New York). From 2003 to 2009, he was a professor for Scientific Computing at the University of Bonn. During that time, he spent a sabbatical at UC San Diego (USA) and Columbia University New York (USA).