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Maria Carla Calzarossa is a professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Pavia and the Deputy Director of the Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering.

She has been a Visiting Scientist at the University of California, Berkeley and at Duke University. She has been the Coordinator of the Ph.D. program in Informatics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Pavia. She is a Senior Member of IEEE and an elected member of IFIP WG 7.3. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Computer Society (AICA).

She has been the Principal Investigator of the FIRB-Perf project "Performance Analysis of Complex Systems", funded by the Italian Ministry of Research and involving 15 Italian Universities. She has been the chairperson of the Working Group of the Observatory of ICT certifications in Italian Universities and High Schools.

Her professional activity includes the participation to the Programme Committees of international conferences (IEEE MASCOTS 2016, IFIP Networking 2016, SPECTS 2016, IEEE ICDM DaMNet 2015, IFIP Networking 2015). She is the Workshop Chair of ACM Sigmetrics/IFIP Performance 2016. She was co-chair of ETHICOMP 2008.

Her research interests include performance evaluation and workload characterization of complex systems and services, social networks, cloud computing, benchmarking, analysis and debugging of parallel applications. She received a "Best Paper Award" at ASONAM'15.