Advisory Board

Our advisory board provides the valuable perspective of representative stakeholders towards the development of GeRDI. It comprises of researchers, policymakers, and others involved in science and information technology. With their insights, recommendations, and strategic advice the advisory board members assist us in achieving our mission.

Stefan Bender

Head of Research Data and Service Centre
Deutsche Bundesbank;
Representative of German Data Forum (RatSWD)

Dr. Michael Diepenbroek

Head of the PANGAEA group and Managing Director of WDS-PANGAEA
MARUM – Center for marine Enviromental Sciences
University of Bremen (MARUM)

Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert

Director of  Fraunhofer Research Institution for Applied and Integrated Security (FhG-AISEC);
Technical University of Munich

Prof. Dr. Gregor Engels

Head – Professor
Database and Information Systems
Paderborn University

Dr. Leni Helmes

Senior Vice President of IT, Development and Applied Research
FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Horstmann

Director of Göttingen State and University Library

Prof. Dr. Norbert Kroll

Head of Computer Applications in Aerospace Science and Engineering
Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology
German Aerospace Center             

Dr. Per Öster

Director of Research Infrastructures and Policies
CSC – IT Center for Science, Finland;

Prof. Dr. Achim Streit

Director of Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Prof. Dr. Doris Wedlich

Head of Division at Biology, Chemistry, and Process Engineering
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Prof. Dr. Ramin Yahyapour

Managing Director
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