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Katrin Amunts

Prof. dr. Katrin Amunts

Organisation: Forschungszentrum Jülich/ RWTH Aachen University / Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf
Role: Director / Full Professor

Katrin Amunts did postdoctoral work in the C. & O. Vogt Institute for Brain Research at Duesseldorf University, Germany. In 1999, she moved to the Research Centre Juelich and set up a new research unit for Brain Mapping.

Augusto Burgueño Arjona

Organisation: Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)
Role: Head of Unit "eInfrastructure"

Augusto Burgueño Arjona is the Head of Unit "eInfrastructure" at the European Commission's Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT).

Sarah Caudill

Organisation: Nikhef, the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics/VIRGO/LIGO
Role: Research Scientist

Sarah Caudill is a gravitational-wave scientist at Nikhef, analyzing data from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo detector.

Thomas Skordas

Organisation: Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)
Role: Director "Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure"

Thomas Skordas received his diploma in Electrical Engineering in 1984 and a PhD in Computer Science in 1988. From 1988 to 1995, he worked in France as a Research Fellow and project leader in EU-funded R&D projects in the areas of Information Technology and Robotics. In 1995, Thomas joined the European Commission as a Research Programme Officer in the Directorate General Information Society & Media (DG INFSO).