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The Management Committee of EUGAIN has delegated part of their powers to a group of people with a leadership position within EUGAIN, the Core Group.

Action Chair

Letizia Jaccheri
Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Norway

Vice Chair

Barbora Buhnova 
Masaryk University, Czech Republic

WG1 Leader

Zeynep Şahin Timar
Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

WG1 Co-leader

Monica Landoni 
Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland

WG2 Leader

Miguel Goulão
Nova School of Science and Technology, Portugal

WG2 Co-leader

Erika Abraham 
RWTH Aachen University, Germany

WG3 Leader

Steve Kremer 
Inria, France

WG3 Co-leader

Paula Alexandra Silva
University of Coimbra, Portugal​

WG4 Leader

Karima Boudouad 
Université Côte d’Azur, France

WG4 Co-leader

Fanni Bobak  
EX ANTE Consulting, Hungary

WG5 Leader

Birgit Penzenstadler
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

WG5 Co-leader

Valentina Lenarduzzi 
LUT University, Finland

STSM Coordinator

Patricia Lago 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ITC Coordinator

Özge Misirli
Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Science Communication Manager

Maria Roussou 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Gender Balance Coordinator

Petroula Mavrikiou
Frederick University, Cyprus

Young Researcher and Innovator Coordinator

Anna Szlavi
Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Norway

Administrative Manager

Svetlana Tikhonenko
Informatics Europe, Switzerland

Vacant leadership positions

There are currently no vacant leadership positions available. However, we are always keen to meet energetic and talented professionals who would like to lead our Action.

If you wish to be considered for any future leadership positions, contact the Action Chair, by mentioning the position you are interested in and sending her your motivation and CV. EUGAIN is willing to include Researchers and Innovators from all career stages, from the underrepresented genders (within EUGAIN: men) and from the full European Research Area (ERA). Young researchers (< 40 year), researchers from ITC Countries and male are explicitly encouraged to apply.

Are you interested in joining us?

EUGAIN is an open, interdisciplinary and growing network welcoming academics, practitioners and relevant stakeholders to contribute to the activities of the EUGAIN work plan.

See Also

Find out more about our COST Action EUGAIN by exploring the site links below.


Management Committee

The MC is responsible for the coordination, implementation and management for an Action.


Core Group

Discover the EUGAIN’s Core Group members, the action chairs and WG leaders and Management Committee.


Working Groups

EUGAIN has established 5 Working Groups addressing the challenges of each transition.