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James Dalziel

James is the Director of the Macquarie E-Learning Centre Of Excellence (MELCOE) at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and also a Director of the LAMS Foundation Ltd and of LAMS International Pty Ltd. James is known nationally and internationally for his research into and development of innovations in e-learning. He has directed and contributed significantly to projects such as the Meta Access Management System project (MAMS) and the Collaborative Online Learning and Information Services project (COLIS), as well as LAMS.

Ernie Ghiglione

Ernie is the LAMS Project Manager, based at the Macquarie E-Learning Centre of Excellence (MELCOE), Macquarie University. He has previous experience in various open source projects in e-learning. He has developed parts of the .LRN Learning Management System, specially the Learning Object Repository, content delivery platform, one of its assessment engines, the IMS Content Packaging, IMS Metadata and SCORM implementation.

Prior to managing e-learning projects, Ernie led large enterprise software development in the US, the Netherlands and India for five years. He holds an MSc BSc Management Information Systems (magna cum laude) from New York University and a Master of Software Engineering from the University of Sydney.

Marcin Cieslak

Marcin is the architect and the main developer in LAMS. He has been with the project almost from the beginning. Marcin has designed and delivered numerous vital LAMS features. He is one of main decision makers for LAMS technical and business road maps.
His has got experience with team management, working with high load telco environments and integration.

The Core LAMS Development Team...

... is based at MELCOE - for further contact details, see the MELCOE contact webpage.