Centro di Ricerca, Sviluppo e Studi Superiori in Sardegna
CRS4 (Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia) is an interdisciplinary applied research center developing advanced simulation techniques and applying them, by means of High Performance Computing, to the solution of large scale computational problems, and conducting research, development and innovative applications in the field of the Information and Communications Technology.
- developing advanced simulation techniques and applying them, by means of High Performance Computing, to the solution of large scale computational problems
- conducting research, development and innovative applications in the field of the Information and Communications Technology
CRS4 is a not-for-profit consortium of public and private companies, established at the end of 1990 by the following founding members: Consorzio Ventuno as the representative of the Sardinia Autonomous Region, IBM-SEMEA, TECHSO, and since 1993: STMICROELECTRONICS, University of Cagliari and University of Sassari. In 1998 SARAS joined the Center as a new shareholder. Currently, CRS4 is financed in part by the government of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia and by contracts with major Italian industries and through participation in projects co-financed by the European Union.
President of CRS4 is Carlo Rubbia, 1984 Nobel Prize in Physics, former Director-General of CERN, the Particle Physics Laboratory in Geneva.
CRS4 is part of the Science and Technology Park of Sardinia, a focal point of attraction for high-tech industrial research, and aims at co-operating with Industry, the Academic world and European Scientific Laboratories.
CRS4 contributes to the creation of new positions for young scientific and technical graduates, helping them to actively participate in a stimulating international applied research environment. People working at CRS4 will have the opportunity to acquire essential skills and to master some of the most advanced research and technology techniques.
A mission of CRS4 is "to reduce the segregation between traditional scientific research and technological areas, trying to solve the problems that can't be solved by one discipline alone". In fact there are ten research areas within CRS4, and nearby 90 researchers currently working on them.
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Sesta Strada Ovest, Zona Industriale Macchiareddu
09010 Uta (CA), Italy
Web site: www.crs4.it/Areas/bma.html
Uta, Tuesday 5th October 1999