Tibor Kálmán (DARIAH-DE) is the new Vice-chair for DARIAH’s Joint Research Committee (JRC).
Tibor Kálmán (DARIAH-DE) is the new Vice-chair for DARIAH’s Joint Research Committee (JRC). During its recent meeting the JRC decided unanimously on Tibor who succeeds Sophie David. With this position Tibor is automatically part of the Senior Management Team, which consists of the chairs and vice-chairs of the National Coordinators Committee and the Joint Research Committee, as well as the chair of the Scientific Board and officers of the DARIAH-EU Coordination Office.
Tibor is involed in DARIAH activities since many years. He is responsible for DARIAH’s Virtual Competence Center e-Infrastructure, which he heads jointly with Eveline Wandl-Vogt, and a member of the Steering Group of DARIAH-DE.
Tibor has a background in computer science. He works for the GWDG, which is a partner of Germany’s DARIAH member DARIAH-DE. The GWDG is a shared corporate facility of the University of Goettingen and the Max Planck Society. It serves as a computing and IT competence centre, as well as a research centre.
At the GWDG Tibor has contributed to several European and national projects with the aim to build up research infrastructures for various disciplines. His teaching activities include, amongst others, the theory and practice of distributed systems, parallel computing and data management. His current research focuses on distributed computing paradigms, especially grids and clouds; automated system deployment; and research data management, including persistent identifiers.
Tibor is also Chief Technical Officer of the European Persistent Identifier Consortium (ePIC).