Alessandro Morari leads the System Software team in the Data Centric Systems department at IBM Research. This team performs research and development of software at the intersection between traditional high performance computing and next generation data-centric systems. His main research interests are: Data-centric computing, High Performance Computing, Parallel Computing, Performance Analysis, and Machine Learning. Currently, he is investigating the use of High Performance Computing techniques to accelerate the software stack of large scale workloads, with a particular focus on data intensive and machine learning algorithms.
He has published more than twenty research papers in international conferences and journals, and he is currently involved in several governmental and academic projects. He and his team have also been involved in the development of system software for the CORAL Supercomputer commissioned by the US Department of Energy.
He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering for the University of Rome Tor Vergata, and a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Roma Tre University.