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Jorge Gomes

LIP Head of the Computing Services
LIP Distributed Computing and Digital Infrastructures Principal Investigator
INCD Portuguese Distributed Computing Infrastructure member of the board of directors

Jorge Gomes is a senior computing researcher at LIP. He is head of the LIP computing group and coordinates the Portuguese Tier-2 for the CERN Worldwide LHC Computing Grid.

He is a scientific associate at CERN where he worked in the development of data acquisition systems for High Energy Physics experiments. He participated in pioneer projects in the domains of digital satellite data communications, IP over ATM, and advanced videoconference over IP networks.

Since 2001 he participated in several large international e-science and e-infrastructure projects on distributed computing such as CrossGrid, Enabling Grids for E-Science (EGEE) I, II and III, Interactive European Grid (, E-Infrastructure Shared Between Europe and Latin America (EELA), and Integrated Sustainable Pan-European Infrastructure for Researchers in Europe (EGI-InSPIRE).

He coordinated several activities in the context of the Portuguese National Grid initiative, among them the deployment of a national grid infrastructure service, and the main node for grid computing.

He is technical coordinator of the Portuguese participation in the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI), the largest multidisciplinary infrastructure for distributed scientific computing worldwide, and IBERGRID the regional initiative that joins scientific datacenters in Spain and Portugal. He is the Portuguese representative at the European Grid Infrastructure council. He is member of the Portuguese National Distributed Computing Infrastructure (INCD).

Last updated on February 2017