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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 Engineering in 1992 and received his PhD in Science and Technologies for Engineering at the Polytechnic of Milan in 1996.
He works at the Institute for Energy and Transport conducting methodological work in the field interoperability and smart grids, specifically developing and promoting methodologies for the design of experiments and global sensitivity analysis. He also leads the team on offshore safety of oil and gas installations and operations. He has experience in simulation modelling and quasi Monte Carlo methods. He is author of 78 papers in the peer-reviewed literature, co-author of four books on sensitivity analysis. He contributes to the dissemination of sensitivity analysis organising summer schools, training courses and conferences.