Giuseppe A. Trunfio is a researcher in Computer Engineering at the University of Sassari, Italy. He received his Ph.D. in Computational Mechanics from University of Calabria (Italy) and has been a research fellow at the Institute for Atmospheric Pollution of the Italian National Research Council. His main research interests focus on modelling and simulation, high performance computing and optimization metaheuristics. He has been involved in many EU-funded and national interdisciplinary research projects, where his contributions mainly concerned the development of simulation models, the design and implementation of decision support systems and advanced applications of computational methods. He is a Member of IEEE Computer Society and Professional member of the ACM.