Ognjen Prnjat

Bio: Ognjen Prnjat, Director, European Infrastructures and Projects, GRNET, Greece

Ognjen Prnjat, PhD, holds the position of Director of European Infrastructures and Projects at GRNET. In this role he is responsible for the overall GRNET involvement in pan-European and worldwide e-Infrastructures, including Networking, Cloud and High Performance Computing. He is also organizing various aspects of e-Infrastructures in the South-East European region and beyond, their sustainability and seamless integration in pan-European landscape. In the past 15 years he has acted as project coordinator for 7 EC projects in the field, focusing on e-Infrastructure service development in South East Europe. Ognjen is Greek representative in council of PRACE and EUDAT and in the EOSC association. Previously Ognjen was with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, where as a Research Fellow he was leading technical and project management aspects of a number of EC ACTS/IST and UK EPSRC projects in diverse fields of computing and telecoms. He holds a Bachelor of Eng. Degree in Electronics and Electrical Eng. (First Class Honors) from University of Surrey, UK, 1995; MSc (Distinction), 1996, from University College London; and Ph.D. in Telecoms from UCL, 2001.