Hans Petter Langtangen was born on January 3, 1962, and died on October 10, 2016.
He was a Norwegian scientist trained in mechanics and scientific computing.
He was the Director of the Centre for Biomedical Computing, a Norwegian Center of Excellence hosted by Simula Research Laboratory.
He was a Professor of Scientific Computing at the University of Oslo, and was Editor-in-Chief of SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 2011–2015.
His formal education was from the Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo. He held a MSc degree from 1985 and PhD degree from 1989, both within the field of Mechanics.
Hans Petter Langtangen passed away at 54 years old.