Speaker details

DANTE (United Kingdom)

Richard Hughes-Jones

Richard Hughes-Jones is the Senior Network Advisor in the Office of the CTO in the GÉANT Association and is also standards coordinator for the GN3plus project. He joined DANTE in 2008. As well as working in the office of the CTO on strategic directions, his role includes assisting NRENs and user groups in getting the best out of the network. Richard is also a network architect in the SKA Signal and Data Transport consortium. Richard has a first-class honours BSc in Physics and a PhD in Particle Physics from the University of Manchester. He worked on the real-time data acquisition and networking aspects of several international experiments at the particle physics laboratory, CERN, in Geneva. He also led the e-science grid network research and development at the University of Manchester, focusing on the high-performance, high-throughput data transfers and real-time requirements of European Union and UK e-science projects, and the needs of the radio astronomy Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) and high-energy particle physics communities, as well as other e-science users. Richard is the area director for infrastructure in the Open Grid Forum (OGF) standards organisation and a co-chair of the Network Measurements Working Group.

Richard Hughes-Jones is a speaker in the following presentations: