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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Stefano Tarantola is a Scientific Officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.
He graduated in Nuclear Engineering in 1992 and received his PhD in Science and Technologies for Engineering at the Polytechnic of Milan in 1996.
He works at the Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate conducting methodological work in the field interoperability of smart electricity grids, specifically developing and promoting methodologies for the design of experiments and global sensitivity analysis.
He also runs the activity on safety of offshore oil and gas installations and is technical secretary of the European Union offshore group of Member States' competent authorities (EUOAG). He has experience in simulation modelling and quasi Monte Carlo methods.
He is author of 79 papers in the peer-reviewed literature, co-author of four books on sensitivity analysis.
He contributes to the dissemination of sensitivity analysis through summer schools, training courses and conferences.