12 September 2012

DIKU Student Nis Wegmann got to work with Nasa

Computer science student back in Copenhagen after internship with US space agency NASA. Students should try their luck in big companies, Nis Wegmann says.

Portrait of Nis Wegmann

A University of Copenhagen (UCPH) computer science student who spent five months at NASA encourages his fellow students to dream big.

Nis Wegmann, a rare breed of functional programmers, is one of the participants of the International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP) that the Department of Computer Science DIKU is hosting this week.

Functional programming is a math-oriented branch of computer science.