Mr Steven Newhouse

Steven Newhouse
NameSteven Newhouse
Job titleHead of Tecnical Services
BioDr Steven Newhouse is head of the Technical Services cluster at EMBL-EBI and leads the Technology and Science Integration group which brings technology (both new innovations and established services) from Europe and around the world to further develop and support the science taking place in the community.

Between 2008-2013, Steven was involved in the leadership of European Grid activities. Initially, as Technical Director of the EGEE-III project and then as Project Director of the EGI-InSPIRE project and Director of, an organisation established in 2010 to coordinate the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) for the benefit of its stakeholders and its diverse user communities.

Previously, he was a Program Manager in the High Performance Computing group in the Windows Server division at Microsoft, USA. At Microsoft he managed access to the Windows Computer Cluster Server product from non-Windows environments; primarily through the Open Grid Forum's (OGF) High Performance Computing Basic Profile (HPCBP) specification. Between 2008 and 2012 he was a member and then chair of the OGF Board of Directors. Before 2007 he was active in the UK e-Science programme in various management and technical roles. He has a PhD in the modelling of underwater acoustics using high performance computing resources.