Massimo Torquati
Associate Professor
Computer Science Department
University of Pisa

Largo Bruno Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa – Italy
Phone: +39 050 221 3169
+39 050 221 2726
Room: 287 DE

  • Member of the CINI HPC-KTT National Laboratory
  • Member of the EOSC Task Force on Infrastructure for Quality Research Software
  • In 2018, I obtained the Italian National Scientific Qualification (ASN in Italian) for the role of Associate Professor both in Computer Engineering (ING-INF/05) and in Computer Science (INF/01).
  • Since 2017 I’ve been a member of the European Network of Excellence HiPEAC: High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation.
  • Since 2010 I’ve been a member of the Parallel Programming Models Group at the Computer Science Department of the University of Pisa.

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Massimo Torquati’s Main Research Interests

  • High-level tools and languages for programming multi/many-cores and distributed heterogeneous systems.
  • Autonomic computing and QoS
  • High-performance Data Stream Processing
  • Concurrent Data Structures and Concurrency Control algorithms
  • Parallel programming models (pattern-based, actor-based, data-flow, …)
  • Software Distributed Shared Memory
  • In-memory Parallel File Systems
  • System Software for HPC



  • HLPP 2024 will be organized in Pisa (4-5 July 2024)
  • WSCC workshop co-located with Euro-Par 2023 co-located with Euro-Par 2019
  • CAPIO (Cross-Application Programmable I/O): A new middleware to coordinate and program I/O of in situ scientific workflows.
  • Distributed-memory FastFlow Building Blocks. We are working hard to have a unique programming model for both shared- and distributed-memory systems in FastFlow. Take a look at the DistributedFF branch of the FastFlow project.
    Here you can download a paper describing the Distributed FastFlow version.
  • PDP 2023: 31st Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing
  • CINI HPC Key Technologies & Tools (HPC-KTT) laboratory was born in March 2021