Massimo Bernaschi is with CNR, the National Research Council of Italyas Chief Technology Officer of the Institute for Applied Computing.

Before joining CNR in 1998, Massimo worked for ten years at the IBM European Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing where he developed the IBM PVMe product and received two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards.

His main scientific interests are high-performance and parallel computing; modeling of complex systems (finance and biology); systems and network security;

He is the author of about 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences.

He has developed several software packages including REMUS, SockMi, MUPHY, TLBfind, and itCracker, just to name a few.

In 2012 Massimo Bernaschi has been named “Cuda Fellow” for his contributions to multi-GPU programming.
He has been four times a finalist in the Gordon Bell challenge.