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Affiliation: Academic Relations Manager, RedCLARA, Latin America


I got a Doctor Degree in Physics (Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas-Venezuela 1989) with areas of interest of Astroparticles, Relativistic Astrophysics and Information Technologies. Now I am a Full Professor of Physics at the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga Colombia and I am responsible of the Academic Relations of the Latin America Cooperation for Advance Networks (RedCLARA). During 30 years I have been Full Professor of Physics at the Universidad de Los Andes, M rida-Venezuela. During these years I worked as a Director of Information and Communication Technologies, Universidad de Los Andes, 1995-2009, Director of National Centre for Scientific Computing (Centro Nacional de C lculo Cient fico) Universidad de Los Andes (1997-2009). Member of the Board of Directors of the Venezuela National Centre for ICT (Centro Nacional de Tecnolog as de Informaci n) CNTI, 2003-2006. I have also been involved in several European, Regional and National Projects on ICT and e-research: Bioinformatics network for Latin America and the Caribbean, (LACBioNet), Iberoamerican Bioinformatics Network, Alfa Program High Energy Physics Latin American-European Network (HELEN), E-Infrastructure shared between Europe and Latin America (EELA), E-Science Grid Facility for Europe and Latin America (EELA2), Grid Initiatives for e-Science virtual communities in Europe and Latin America (GISELA), Virtual Atomic and Molecular Data Center (VAMDC), Large Aperture Gamma Ray Burst Observatory (LAGO) I am author/co-author of more than 80 scientific articles in the areas of Physics and ICT published in international journals and more than 60 proceedings of international conferences.