:: Dr Tony Calanducci


Dr Tony Calanducci

Tony Calanducci was born in Milan on 18th February, 1977. He graduated cum laude in Computer Science at the University of Catania on April 2004. He carried out the preparation of his final thesis at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, a Department of New York University, in New York City, where he dealt with subjects such as parallel and distributed programming paradigms and Multiple Sequence Alignment of biosequences.

After his graduation, he worked as a consultant for the Italian National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) in Catania, where his tasks were related to grid site and network management and grid web portal development.
Since May 2005, he is involved in the Enabling Grid for E-Science project, at the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), as a member of NA3 (User Training and Induction) and NA4 (Application Identification and Support) activities. He took part as a trainer in many induction and dissemination events on Grids and LCG/gLite middleware held all over the world. During the last months his efforts were devoted to metadata management and database access on the grid.
Since 1996 he has worked as an independent computer consultant for many commercial businesses, dealing with tasks such as building personal computers, software development and network design, and sales.