Organizacija

Bodies of CRO NGI

There are the Board, the Council of Partners, the Council of Users and the Coordinator that take part in the management of CRO NGI within their respective competences.

CRO NGI Board

Board is the highest body of CRO NGI and CRO-GRID, which makes strategic decisions regarding CRO NGI. The Board is appointed by the Minister of Science, Education and Sports for the period of 3 years. The Board has 9 members. Board:

  • discusses and adopts strategic guidelines for the development of CRO NGI;
  • discusses and adopts strategic guidelines for the usage policy of the CRO NGI;
  • discusses and adopts strategic guidelines for the support to other national grid projects;
  • discusses and adopts strategic guidelines for international cooperation in the grid area;
  • together with the Coordinator, takes part in planning and fund raising from the State Budget
    which are necessary for CRO NGI;
  • discusses and approves the annual operational plan, which is proposed by the Coordinator;
  • discusses and approves the annual report on the work and use of CRO NGI, which is prepared by the Coordinator;
  • decides on requests for gaining the partner status for subjects outside the academic and research community;
  • decides on requests for gaining the user status for subjects outside the academic and research community;
  • decides on special rights of partners of CRO NGI.

 

The Council has nine members , appointed by the Minister of Science for
a period of three years . Current members of the Council are :
 

  • prof . dr . Ignac Lovrek , Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb , President of the Council of CRO NGI
  • dr . Todd Huljenić , Ericsson Nikola Tesla , a representative of the Ministry of Science , Education and Sports
  • Todd Parić graduate . Electrical Engineering , Assistant Minister , Ministry of Public Administration , a representative of the Directorate for e-Croatia, the Ministry of Public Administration
  • prof . dr . Vlatko Lipovac , Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Science , University of Dubrovnik , a representative of the Rectors' Collegium of Croatian
  • Academician , Professor . dr . Vladimir Paar , a representative of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • dr . Karolj Skala, Ruder Boskovic Institute, as representative of the scientific institutes
  • dr . Goran Martinović, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Osijek, as Chairman of the Board of Users
  • prof . dr . Ivica Kozar , Faculty of Civil Engineering , University of Rijeka , as Chairman of the partners
  • dr . Zoran Bekić , University Computing Centre , as the leader of the Co-ordinator

 

Council of Partners of CRO NGI

The Council of Partners of CRO NGI (hereinafter: Council of Partners) is a body composed of one representative per each partner, a representative of the Coordinator, a representative of CARNet and a representative of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports.

The Council of Partners has the obligation to discuss the technical plans and development plans of CRO NGI, the policy of use and cooperation of CRO NGI with similar infrastructures in Europe and worldwide. The Council of Partners makes proposals for the annual operational plan and proposes necessary measures to the Coordinator, technical and organizational in nature, regarding the development and use of CRO NGI.

 

Council of Users of CRO NGI

The Council of Users of CRO NGI (hereinafter: Council of Users) is a body composed of one representative per each user institution. A member of the Council of Users is a representative of the Coordinator as well. The Council of Users discusses the needs of the users of CRO NGI, the reports on the use and the development plans for CRO NGI.

The Council of Users has the obligation to discuss the needs of users and it proposes necessary measures to the Coordinator, technical and organizational in nature, regarding the development and the use of CRO NGI from the user point of view.

 

CRO NGI Coordinator

The CRO NGI Coordinator ensures planning, development, maintenance and everyday operations of the Croatian national grid infrastructure.

The Coordinator of CRO NGI is the University Computing Centre (Sveučilišni računski centar, Srce). CRO NGI budget is ensured through Srce budget, as a public institution financed by the State Budget. Srce provides a legal entity of CRO NGI as well.

The Coordinator has the following rights and obligations:

  • operative (technical) management of CRO NGI, including the maintenance of central systems and services;
  • planning and performing procedures necessary for the development of CRO NGI;
  • making of and proposing annual working plans of CRO NGI to the Board;
  • planning and management of the resources assigned to CRO NGI by the State Budget;
  • making annual reports on the work and use of CRO NGI;
  • operational and financial reporting to the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports;
  • formal representation of CRO NGI and CRO-GRID in international bodies and infrastructural grid projects in accordance with strategic guidelines of the Board;
  • proposing the usage policy of CRO NGI;
  • deciding on requests for gaining a partner status from the academic and research community;
  • deciding on requests for gaining a user status from the academic and research community;
  • organization of educational activities regarding the use of CRO NGI;
  • organization of user support in using CRO NGI;
  • organization of an annual meeting of partners and users of CRO NGI and members of CRO-GRID;
  • administrative and technical support to the work of the Board, the Council of Partners and the Council of Users;
  • dissemination and outreach activities regarding CRO NGI.