:: 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,