Dr Raphael Ritz
Professional Title: CTO/IT Director
Other: Head of Data Division
Primary domain: Neuroinformatics
Organization name: Max Planck Society
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Garching near Munich - Germany
Raphael Ritz joined the Computing Center of the Max Planck Society, since 2015 known as Max Planck Computing and Data Facility (MPCDF), in September 2013 to build up and lead a team focusing on data science and services. Prior to that he was the Scientific Officer of the INCF (2006-2013) where he was responsible for establishing a platform for research-oriented services for the neuroinformatics and broader neuroscience research communities worldwide. Dr. Ritz is a physicist by training and has experience in computational neuroscience (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego), advanced data analysis techniques, and web portal development (Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Berlin). He is also a member of the Plone Foundation.