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 and, among other activities, is responsible for coordinating the calls for doctoral candidates and for organising workshops and DASHH's curriculum of transferable (soft) skills. Dr. Loftiomram holds a PhD in biology and formerly she acitvely performed research as a postdoc at the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) at the Universität Hamburg. As former coordinator of the International Max Planck Graduate School for Ultrafast Imaging and Structural Dynamics, she gained experience in the coordination of graduate schools and career counselling of PhD students.


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.
K. 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.