Wolfgang Ziegler, Grid and Cloud Middleware Research Group, Fraunhofer SCAI
Wolfgang Ziegler is head of Grid Middleware Research Group. His research areas are grid and cloud computing, resource management and scheduling, management of virtual organisations, and service oriented architectures. He has been active in the US Grid Forum since 1999, was a co-founder of the European EGRID in 1999 and has co-chaired several working groups of the Global Grid Forum (now Open Grid Forum). Currently he is co-chairing the Grid Resource Allocation Agreement Protocol Working Group (GRAAP-WG). He is also involved in the cloud research projects Cloud4Health and OPTIMIS. He is leading the development of elasticLM, a solution for licensing and license management in distributed computing environments such as grids and clouds.