ERC Scientific Officer, Belgium
Dr Christian Oswald is Scientific Officer at the ERC Executive Agency in Brussels, where he coordinates and supports the selection of proposals in the area of “Fundamental Constituents of Matter”. He is also in charge of the follow-up of funded projects and is interested in the topics of open access and research data management. His scientific background is particle physics: he worked with the Belle experiment in Tsukuba (Japan), analysed the collected data and contributed to the detector upgrade. Christian also has a background in project management as he was leading a team of IT specialists in the German public administration before joining the ERC Executive Agency in 2018.