Dr. Patrick FuhrmannStaff Member, IT Division, DESY
Patrick Fuhrmann graduated in experimental high-energy physics and received his PhD from RWTH-Aachen, Germany, in 1993. Since then he has been working for the IT division of DESY, Germany, as a staff member. From 2001 to 2005 he was head of mass storage operations at DESY. Since 2000 he is leading the international dCache project. From 2006 to 2008 he was responsible for the Mass Storage working package within the HEP community section of the German D-GRID project. From 2010 he is the leader of the data area in the European Middleware Initiative.