Ivan Girotto works at the ICTP as HPC application specialist. With about ten years of experience, Ivan Girotto has worked as a computational scientist at national supercomputing centres such as CINECA, and later at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC). In Ireland, he was also responsible for ICHEC’s ﬁrst and second exhibition at International Supercomputing Conference (ISC2010/11). Today at ICTP, Ivan is co-director of a number of international workshops and advanced schools, co-author of the Master in HPC curricula as well as a lecturer at the on-going program. His main activity at the ICTP remains to conduit and support the world-wide community to efﬁcient research production on platforms for high-performance computing.