Maria Girone



Physics Computing

Maria Girone studied physics at the University of Bari, Italy. She obtained her Ph.D in High Energy Physics in 1993, on the CERN OMEGA/WA76 experiment. She then joined CERN as a research fellow in the ALEPH experiment and later worked at Imperial College, London, as a research associate. In 2001, Maria joined the LHCb collaboration, where she worked in the development of photon detectors for the RICH system. Maria moved to the LCG project in 2002 and has been a member of the Data Base group of the CERN-IT department since 2003. She currently works on the LCG POOL project and is responsible for the database and related services that the group offers to the physics community.