Maurizio Drocco from Alpha@UNITO is the recipient of a IBM award

Maurizio Drocco, a PhD student from the Alpha@UNITO parallel computing group is the recipient of a IBM Ph.D. Scholarship award 2015. Few awards of this kind are assigned every year.

Congratulations to Maurizio.


 

Dear Professor Aldinucci:

It is my pleasure to inform you that your nomination of Maurizio Drocco has been approved to receive an IBM Ph.D. Scholarship. This award is highly competitive and recognizes your student as well as the quality of your institution. In order to nurture the student relationship the IBM Ph.D. Scholarship program has asked Fabrizio Petrini to act as Maurizio’s mentor and principal IBM relationship contact for this award. The award check will be for the amount of $20,000 USD and will be made payable to the university for Maurizio to use as the student wishes for educational purposes – such as, but not limited to tuition, conference travel, or stipend. Again, IBM is delighted to provide your student an IBM Ph.D. Scholarship Award. Sincerely,

Dr. Lilian Wu
Program Executive
IBM PhD Fellowship Program

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About Marco Aldinucci

Marco Aldinucci is an assistant professor at Computer Science Department of the University of Torino since 2008. Previously, he has been researcher at University of Pisa and Italian National Research Agency. He is the author of over a hundred papers in international journals and conference proceeding (Google scholar h-index 21). He has been participating in over 20 national and international research projects concerning parallel and autonomic computing. He is the recipient of the HPC Advisory Council University Award 2011 and the NVidia Research award 2013. He has been leading the “Low-Level Virtualization and Platform-Specific Deployment” workpackage within the EU-STREP FP7 ParaPhrase (Parallel Patterns for Adaptive Heterogeneous Multicore Systems) project, the GPGPU workpackage within the IMPACT project (Innovative Methods for Particle Colliders at the Terascale), and he is the contact person for University of Torino for the European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation. In the last year he delivered 5 invited talks in international workshops (March 2012 – March 2013). He co-designed, together with Massimo Torquati, the FastFlow programming framework and several other programming frameworks and libraries for parallel computing. His research is focused on parallel and distributed computing.