8 - 9 March 2016

Brussels, Belgium

Steven Newhouse, EBI

Head of Technical Services, European Bioinformatics Institute

steven newhouse
Steven Newhouse is currently the  Head of Technical Services at the European Bioinformatics Institute, addressing the needs of EMBL-EBI users within the institute and globally. 

Previously, as founding director of EGI.eu, the coordinating body of European Grid Infrastructure (EGI), until October 2013, Steven led the implementation, deployment and operation of a grid infrastructure to support the needs of different user communities. He was also the Technical Director of the EGEE-III project and before that he worked as a Program Manager in the High Performance Computing group in the Windows Server division at Microsoft, USA.

At Microsoft he managed access to the Windows Computer Cluster Server product from non-Windows environments; primarily through the Open Grid Forum's (OGF) High Performance Computing Basic Profile (HPCBP) specification where he is currently chair of the OGF Board of Directors.

Before starting at Microsoft in 2007, he was Director of the Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute UK (OMII-UK), and on the management or supervisory boards of several major centres and projects within the UK e-Science programme. Previously, he was the Sun Lecturer in e-Science in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London and Technical Director of the London e-Science Centre (LeSC), also based at Imperial, where he did his early research into the modelling of underwater acoustics using high performance computing resources.

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