Reinhard Georg Budich


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Postadresse / Postal Address


Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie

Bundesstr. 53

D-20146 Hamburg




Scientific Computing Laboratory


Forschungsgruppe/Research Group

Strategic IT Partnerships

  • Currently I am working as Coordinator of the Strategic IT Partnerships of the institute. As such, I am part of the Scientific Computing Lab of MPI-M, and assist the directorate in strategic IT issues. 
  • Earlier, I was running the COSMOS initiative and was managing director of the EU-FP5 project PRISM. I was appointed interim Head of the PRISM user group.
  • I am the contact point for the European Network for Earth System Modelling (ENES). Please send any inquiries about it directly to me.
  • Semi-officially, I am not the Masteruser of AES any more ... But there are still some issues open here.
Curriculum vitae


10.11.1958 in Essen/Westfalia, Germany



1. Martin Luther Primary School, Plettenberg
2. Albrecht-Dürer-Gymansium, Hagen



Oceanography, minor subject meteorology, Kiel and Miami Universities, Diploma 1988



Professional Career

At MPI since September 1991, working as IT manager most of the time. PRISM Director from December 2001 to November 2004

ENES contact point since 2001

COSMOS project manager (and other duties as described above) from December 2004 until about 2010.

Responsible for Strategic IT Partnerships since July 2013



See here.