Mark Gahegan

Director, Centre for eResearch and professor of Computer Science, the University of Auckland, New Zealand


Mark Gahegan is inaugural Director of the Centre for e-Research and Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Auckland. Prior to this, he was associate director of the GeoVISTA Center, at Penn State, USA.  He has written over 120 peer-reviewed articles, given over 140 invited talks, and been PI or Co-PI on about 40 funded projects.

He serves on the editorial board of 8 international journals.  He has played a key role in establishing eScience communities within several academic communities: including geosciences, bioinformatics, fungal plant pathogens, digital archaeology, and climate change impacts.

He was lead author of the National eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) proposal that was funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation in 2011, to coordinate support for eResearch and high performance computing across New Zealand.

My Sessions

So, you have managed your research data – what next? Near horizon challenges arising from data-intensive research

Green Room

Research Data Management (RDM) has become a key service offered by universities to meet the needs of today’s researchers.  But this is just the tip of the iceberg, the beginning of a transformation in the way researchers work, and the tools and services they need to help them. This talk addresses the next phase of […]

The Research Ecosystem