Andreas Hirstius


Andreas Hirstius has a background in experimental particle physics. For his M.Sc. thesis at the Humboldt University Berlin he analysed data from the L3-Experiment at LEP. Later he joined the NA48 collaboration and changed to the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, from which he holds a Ph.D. During his studies he has been always involved with computing. First he was a system administrator at the computing center of the Physics dept. of the Humboldt University. In 2000 and 2001 he was responsible for the third level trigger and the central data recording of the NA48 experiment. His current field of interest is more hardware related and includes testing of 10GB networking hardware and the Storage Tank SAN filesystem. He was also involved in the 10GB WAN PHY long haul test and the latest DataTAG measurements