RDMO Consortium

Steering Group

Harry Enke (Speaker) leads the E-Science group at Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP). He works towards building digital infrastructures for research data in astrophysics. Also, he is one of the spokespersons for the Arbeitskreis Forschungsdaten (WG Research Data) of the Leibniz Gemeinschaft. He currently leads Taskarea 4 of the PUNCH4NFDI collaboration.

JohannesFrenzel is staff at IT.SERVICES Ruhr-UniversitätBochum and member of AGFDMatRUB. He is working on development of institutional research data infrastructure with focusing on repositories and datamanagement plans, which he is actively pushing within the UARuhr collaboration and NRW. He is responsible for rdmo.uaruhr.de.

Daniela Hausen works on Research Data Manageme at RWTH Aachen University. Her work focuses on data management plans, trainings and (inter-)national collaborations. She is actively participating in the workgroup on data management plans of the Research Data Alliance. Also she is Chair of IG ‘Research data management in engineering’.

Gerald Jagusch (Speaker) works as consultant at the Library of TU Darmstadt leading the Reserach Data Services team. He is interested, among otherthings, in Research Data Management for engineering sciences.

Birte Lindstädt is Deputy Head leading the section Research Data Management at ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Sciences. She is responsible for information infrastructures for reserach data, and services for research data management.

Robert Strötgen is Deputy Director of the University Library of the TU Braunschweig and Head of the IT and Research Support Services department. He is also responsible for research data management. In the area of open source, since 2012 he has been involved in projects such as ‘Kitodo. Key to digital objects e.V.’, of which he is chairman of the board.

Software Group


Jochen Klar (Speaker) is a freelancing software developer and consultant with a focus on research data management. He supports the project since his time as a postdoc at Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP).

Olaf Michaelis is a research associate at the Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP). He is a member of the E-Science group and works primarily as a software developer.

Content Group


Kerstin Wedlich-Zachodin (Speaker) is a research associate at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). There she works at the research services in DMP consulting and teaching services and in the RDMO project. She is part of the editorial team of forschungsdaten.info.

Jens Freund is a member of the research data management team of the Library of TU Darmstadt and part of the HeFDI project Hessian Research Data Infrastructures. His work areas are RDMO, electronic laboratory notebooks and the development of new library concepts for the provision of digital scientific literature.

Torsten Rathmann is a research assistant at the Research Data Management Service Centre at the University of Wuppertal. He advises there, gives training courses and is building up an e-learning offer. He developed questionnaires for RDMO and manages the RDMO servers in Wuppertal.

Giacomo Lanza is coordinator for the research data management at the Library of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) in Brunswick. His main action fields are the interaction of metrology and research data management; the development of standards, metadata and terminologies; the generation of data management plans for European project and their implementation in RDMO.