(Short overview of CSC/Funet NREN, Grid, and HPC activities.)
Dr. Kimmo Koski
Managing Director, CSC, the Finnish IT Center for Science
Kimmo Koski started in his current position as Managing Director of the
Finnish IT center for science, CSC, in August 2004. Prior to his present
position, Koski has worked in Nokia and CSC in various positions with a
one-year visiting period in CERN.
Koski received his doctorate from Helsinki University of Technology in
January 1996. His dissertation was on Metacomputing Technology.
During the recent years Koski has been involved in European collaboration in
high-performance computing (HPC) and grid activities. In 2006 he has chaired
a few international groups, HPC in Europe Taskforce (HET) and Nordic Data
Grid Facility, and participated in Norwegian e-infrastructure advisory group
and Nordic e-Science strategy group. Koski was also involved in composing
the Finnish grid strategy during 2005-2006.