Dr Gerhard Goldbeck
Dr Gerhard Goldbeck is an experienced materials modelling software professional. He received his Diplom in Physics from RWTH Aachen University in 1986 and a PhD in Polymer Physics from Bristol University in 1992. His career so far encompassed academic research at Forschungszentrum Jülich (Dendritic Growth), H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory and Cambridge University Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, and software development, product management and marketing in industry (Molecular Simulations, Accelrys/Biovia). In 2011 he formed Goldbeck Consulting Ltd, a company that aims to bridge gaps in the materials modelling value chain from science to engineering and academia to industry. He is a member of the European Materials Modelling Council and leads the Work Package on Interoperability and Metadata.