BOINC project governance
BOINC is a community-based open-source project. Anyone can contribute to BOINC, and there are many ways to contribute. People who consistently contribute are able to participate in the project's decision-making processes.
BOINC's governance structure is described here.
Project Management Committee
Project decisions are generally made by community consensus. To manage this process, and to resolve conflicts when they occur, there is a Project Management Committee (PMC) consisting of community members who have consistently contributed to the project. Current PMC members are:
- Bruce Allen
- Leader of Einstein@Home. Director of the Albert Einstein Institute for Gravitational Physics, Adjunct Professor of Physics, U. of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
- David Anderson (Chair)
- BOINC founder and architect. Director of SETI@home. Research Scientist at University of California, Berkeley. Email: davea at ssl dot berkeley dot edu
- Christian Beer
- Project admin of RNA World and vice chairman of Rechenkraft.net e.V.
- Matt Blumberg
- Director of GridRepublic. Creator of Progress Thru Processors.
- Eric Korpela
- Chief scientist of SETI@home. Research Scientist at University of California, Berkeley.
- Keith Upplinger
- Technical lead of IBM World Community Grid.
- Rom Walton
- Willy de Zutter
- Creator of BoincStats and BAM!.
The following people have contributed to the development of the BOINC software:
Tolu Aina, Bruce Allen, Nicolás Alvarez, Jonathan Armstrong, Matt Arsenault, Sharov Artyom, Noaa Avital, David Barnard, Don Bashford, Lars Bausch, Christian Beer, James Bercegay, Oliver Bock, Frederic Bor, Brian Boshes, Nils Chr. Brause, Jens Breitbart, Tim Brown, Karl Chen, Carl Christensen, Pietro Cicotti, Jeff Cobb, Seth Cooper, David Coss, Markku Degerholm, Aycan Demirel, Glenn Dill, James Drews, Urs Echternacht, Liu Fan, Mike Fleetwood, John Flynn III, Joachim Fritzsch, Jan Gall, Michael Gary, Marco Gazzoni, Gary Gibson, Gabor Gombas, David Goodenough, Walt Gribben, John F. Hall, John Hallissey, Jim Harris, Volker Hatzenberger, Ian Hay, Eric Heien, Josh Highley, Darrell Holz, Thomas Horsten, Daniel Hsu, Bartosz Kaszubowski, Takafumi Kawana, John Keck, Andre Kerstens, David Kim, Nathan Kinsinger, John Kirby, Derrick Kondo, Eric Korpela, Robert Kreß, Janus Kristensen, Tim Lan, Egon Larsson, Gilson Laurent, Matt Lebofsky, Pav Lucistnik, Bernd Machenschalk, Nicolas Maire, Christopher Malton, Attila Marosii, Sebastian Masch, John McLeod VII, Michael Melanson, Evandro Menezes, Clive Messer, Kenichi Miyoshi, Steffen Möller, Don Mullis, Tony Murray, Eric Myers, Harold Naparst, Kjell Nedrelid, Hien Nguyen, Nikos Ntarmos, Rob Ogilvie, J.R. Oldroyd, Carlos Orellana, Alex Owen, Ron Parker, Jakob Pedersen, Stephen Pellicer, Reinhard Prix, Tetsuji Maverick Rai, Andy Read, Kevin Reed, Thomas Richard, Michael Roberts, RustyBSD, Slawomir Rzeznicki, Nikolay Saharov, Alex A. dos Santos, Steven Schweda, Josef W. Segur, Jens Seidler, Rytis Slatkevičius, Peter Smithson, Dr. M.F. Somers, Jon Sonntag, Christian Søttrup, Michael Tarantino, Michela Taufer, Frank S. Thomas, Michael Tyka, Thibaut Varene, Hendrik Verhoek, Roberto Virga, Mathias Walter, Oliver Wang, James Wanless, Frank Weiler, Derek Wright