Opening Keynote – The CARMEN Science Cloud – Paul Watson, Professor, Newcastle University

Date

December 8, 2008

Speaker

Paul Watson

Overview

Speakers

Paul Watson

Paul Watson is Professor of Computer Science at Newcastle University, Director of the Informatics Research Institute, and Director of the North East Regional e-Science Centre. He graduated in 1983 with a BSc in Computer Engineering from Manchester University, followed by a PhD in 1986. From 1990-5 he worked in industry for ICL as a system designer of the Goldrush MegaServer parallel database server, which was released as a product in 1994. In 1995 he moved to Newcastle University, to pursue his research interests are in scalable information management and e-science.