Philippe Segers

20 Nov 2018

Philippe Segers

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Head of European High Performance Computing (HPC) projects for GENCI

Philippe Segers Head of European High Performance Computing (HPC) projects for GENCI, the French HPC agency, where he manage the contribution of the French partners (CEA/CNRS/University and Inria) to the PRACE projects, member of PRACE Technical Board and Management Board, and he was work-package leader of the PRACE Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) on “Whole System Design for Energy Efficient HPC” (procurement of R&D for Finish, French, German, Italian and UK partners). He is also involved in other PRACE project, co-leading the work-package in charge of the Organization of the Research Infrastructure, where he oversee KPI and Stakeholder Management, and co-representing PRACE on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSCpilot) project on the Governance work-package. He is also member of the Management Board of the Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) on HPC (procurement of French, German, Italian and Spanish HPC innovative systems) PPI4HPC. He holds an Executive MBA and has an academic background in Numerical modelling of Theoretical Physics. He began his career in Canada, working in Data Assimilation for Meteorology, with grant from MIT and UQAM, and at Ispra, Italy, for the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, on Climate Sciences, moved to the scientific software industry, on pollution modelling, then to hardware industry and spent twenty years of Program Management of R&D demonstration and prototypes for various EC and NATO projects.




Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 17:00 - Participation in EOSC: Rules, Obligations, Codes of Conduct and Expectations

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