:: Dr Alberto Di Meglio


Dr Alberto Di Meglio

Alberto Di Meglio graduated in Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in 1993 and received a Ph.D. in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Birmingham in 2000.

After serving as officer in the Italian Navy, Alberto joined the Electrical & Electronic School of the University of Birmingham where he worked as Research Associate and industrial liaison from 1995 to 1997 as part of the EC-funded Vertlink communications project.

In 1998 he joined CERN where he worked for three years as systems engineer in the Information Technology Division. During that period, Alberto was responsible for a number of projects in the field of networked and web systems and representative in the High Energy Physics Windows NT working group.

In 2001 he left CERN to fund a software company developing a multi-platform system for the management and monitoring of distributed systems using the WBEM standards. During this period Alberto was Chief Technology Officer and R&D Manager responsible for development, integration and testing of the company software.

In 2003, he was appointed by CERN as Software Integration Manager in the JRA1 activity of the EGEE project, where he took the position of leader of the gLite Build, Integration and Quality Assurance Cluster. In January 2006 he was appointed project leader of the ETICS project, whose major goal is the set up of an international automated build and test infrastructure dedicated to the grid and other distributed software projects.

He is a member of the Italian Board of Engineers, a Charted Engineer of the ITF (IEE) and member of the IEEE.