Giovanni Aloisio

Giovanni Aloisio is full professor of Information Processing Systems at the Engineering Faculty of the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy and head of the Division “Scientific Computing and Operations” (SCO) at the Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change (CMCC). His expertise concerns high performance computing, grid & cloud computing and distributed data management.

He has been a co-founder of the European Grid Forum (Egrid) which then merged into the Global Grid Forum (GGF), now Open Grid Forum (OGF). He was involved in the EGEE EU FP5-FP6 grid projects (Enabling Grids for E-science, He is the responsible for CMCC of the EU-FP7 IS-ENES (InfraStructure for the European Network for Earth System modelling) project.

He is the responsible for ENES of the EU-FP7 EESI (European Exascale Software Initiative) project and member of the ENES HPC Task Force. He is a key expert of IESP (International Exascale Software Project, project, whose main goal is the definition of the roadmap for a common, open source software infrastructure for scientific computing at exascale. He is the coordinator of the Climate-G project (

He is the author of more than 100 papers in referred journals on parallel & grid computing.