Dr Per Öster is Director at CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd, Finland. Dr Öster is leading the Research Infrastructures unit responsible for CSC’s and Finland’s involvement in major research infrastructures, einfrastructures and related initiatives such as PRACE, EGI, EUDAT, ELIXIR, and the Research Data Alliance. Dr Öster joined CSC as director in 2007 and has also been heading the company’s activities in supercomputing and distributed computing, scientific application support, HPC support, and scientific software engineering.
Dr Öster has more than 20 years of experience in computational science from both academia and industry. Recent specific commitments and positions of trust include chair of the EUDAT2020 Executive Board, chair of the European Grid Initiative Council (EGI), chair of the EGI.eu Foundation executive board, and member of the Enabling Grids for e- Science (EGEE) Project Management Boards.
Dr Öster has a background in theoretical atomic physics and received, in 1990, a doctorate in physics from the Department of Physics, Göteborgs Universitet/Chalmers Tekniska Högskola.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 13:30 - Governance - Chair