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GEM Outstanding Contributor award: Peter Pazak - Aon Impact Forecasting


Sep 15, 2022

Peter Pazak is this year’s recipient of the GEM Outstanding Contributor award. The award is given to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary contributions to GEM’s work. Peter is given this award for his dedicated participation in the OpenQuake user forum and contributions to significant improvements of the OpenQuake software.

Peter is one of the most active members of the OpenQuake user forum with over 100 posts providing assistance and offering friendly advice with clarity and professionalism.

As one of the early adopters of the universal installer for the OpenQuake engine, his feedback contributed to significant improvements to the installer, particularly on the Windows platform.

Peter has contributed to making the OpenEngine a better tool and has helped make the OpenQuake user forum a more collaborative support tool.

He has worked with GEM and other stakeholders, demonstrating GEM’s core values. For this reason, the GEM Foundation recognised Peter Pažák with the 2022 Outstanding Contribution award. Congratulations Peter!

Read Peter’s story and learn how he began his passion for catastrophe modelling.

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