Coordination and Office

The DASHH-Office operates the graduate school in close consultation with the spokespersons and is responsible for DASHH's administration. In particular, DASHH office organizes the application procedure, the admission process of new doctoral students and all kind of related meetings.The office manages DASHH's budget and is responsible for the reporting.

Dr. Neda Lotfiomran is coordinator of the DASHH office. Among other activities, she is responsible for coordinating the calls for doctoral applications and organizing workshops and DASHH's curriculum of transferable (soft) skills. Dr. Lotfiomram holds a Ph.D. in biology, and formerly, she actively performed research as a postdoc at the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) at the Universität Hamburg. As the former coordinator of the International Max Planck Graduate School for Ultrafast Imaging and Structural Dynamics (IMPRS-UFAST), she gained experience in the coordination of graduate schools and career counseling of Ph.D. students.

 

As a DASHH office coordinator, Dr. Christiane Ehrt is mainly responsible for the technical and scientific curriculum and public relations of the graduate school. She holds a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry with a focus on computer-based drug discovery and performed research as a postdoc at the Faculty for Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the TU Dortmund University. As a scientific researcher, she is working in the group Algorithmic Molecular Design at the Center for Bioinformatics of the Universität Hamburg.

 

Dr. Klaus Ehret works at the Directorate's Office, where he is responsible for the further development and implementation of the DESY 2030 strategy. Coordination of the planned Centre for Data and Computing Science (CDCS) is a focal point of his work. For the development of interdisciplinary data science research activities on the Bahrenfeld campus, he has supported the DASHH application and coordinates the development of DASHH. Dr. Klaus Ehret has been working at DESY for more than 20 years, did research on several particle physics experiments and headed the project management organisation at DESY.