Dr. Javier Quinteros

Javier Quinteros
Dr. Javier Quinteros
Gebäude A 3, Raum 202
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1931
+49 331 288-1277

Funktion und Aufgaben:

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Wissenschaftliche Interessen:

  • Best practices related to Data Management within the scope of science data
  • Development of scientific software using international standards.
  • DOIs and Persistant Identifiers (PID)
  • Cloud solutions
  • Authentication and Authorization solutions
  • Automatic Workflows.


  • 2013-present: GEOFON Data Manager - GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam Section 2.4 - Seismology
  • 2008-2013: Postdoctoral position - GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam Section 2.5 - Geodynamic modelling. 
  • 2008: Postdoctoral position - CONICET / University of Buenos Aires. Finite element method applied to geodynamics.

Werdegang / Ausbildung:

  • 2008: PhD in Computer Sciences - University of Buenos Aires. Numerical Model of an Andean System and its behavior due to climatic and rheological variations.
  • 2003: Lic. in Computer Sciences (Masters equivalent) - University of Buenos Aires. Optimal bit allocation in the quantization of the (multi)wavelet transform.
  • Supervisor of undergraduate thesis: BURSZTYN, G. H. A novel implementation of the Navier-Stokes equations by means of KLE and spectral elements. University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 2009.
  • Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires. The courses where I have been teaching are the following:
    • New Techniques in Data Compression
    • Data Systems
    • Computer Architecture II


  • 2017-2020: SERA. Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure Alliance for Europe
Funding Agency: H2020
  • 2018-2019: Geo-data-node. Aufbau eines fachspezifischen Datenknotenpunkts
Position: GEOFON Data Expert.
Funding Agency: BMBF
  • 2018-2020: EOSC-hub. Integrating and managing services for the European Open Science Cloud.
Position: GEOFON Data Expert.
Funding Agency: H2020
  • 2015-2019: EPOS-IP. European Plate Observing System - Implementation Phase
Position: GEOFON Data Expert.
Funding Agency: H2020
  • 2015-2020: Univ. of Potsdam/GeoForschungsZentrum. Surface processes, Tectonics and Georesources: The Andean foreland basin of Argentina (StRATEGy).
Position: Co-PI of subproject.
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Manfred Strecker (UP) / Prof. Magdalena Scheck Wenderoth (GFZ)
Funding Agency: DFG
  • 2015-2018: EUDAT2020.
Position: Service Integrator / Development Group.
Funding Agency: H2020
  • 2013-2016: Geodynamic Evolution of the Neuquén Andes: Implications for Geo-Resources. 
Position: Head of a  Helmholtz International Research Group (HIRG-0008).
Funding Agency: Helmholtz Association
  • 2013-2014: NERA. Network of European Research Infrastructures for Earthquake Risk Assessment and Mitigation. 
Position: Developer.
Funding Agency: FP7.