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Giovanni Erbacci

Giovanni Erbacci
CINECA Supercomputing Centre
Division Leader

Giovanni Erbacci holds a laurea degree in Computer Science from the University of Pisa in Italy. He leads the HPC Projects Division in the Supercomputing Applications and Innovation Department at CINECA, the Italian Supercomputing Centre. Since 1992 he organises and directs the CINECA’s Summer School on Parallel Computing. 
G.E. actively participates in different EC projects since the IV FP and since 2010 he is deeply involved in PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe). He leaded the “Services for Industrial Users and SMEs” activity which launched SHAPE the “SMEs HPC adoption programme”, providing an effective set of high-level services to support the SMEs users in the adoption of HPC methodologies.
Currently G.E. co-ordinates the PRACE operational services for the HPC eco-system. He is a member of the PRACE Technical Board and has been appointed Italian Delegate in the PRACE Research Infrastructure.