PyCon X


2nd - 5th May 2019

Franco Carbognani

Franco Carbognani
Technical interests
linux, command-and-control, software-engineering, open-source, configuration-management, Artificial Intelligence, virtual-reality, management
Compact biography

Franco Carbognani is currently On-site Works Coordinator within the Advanced Virgo Gravitational Wave Detector Project Office at the European Gravitational Observatory (EGO) in Pisa, Italy. In this role he is coordinating the site activities related to the upgrade of a large experimental facility and the integration of heterogeneous industrial subsystems. Beside this role he is also providing onsite Software Engineering support. He holds an MSc with double Major in EECS (Information Technology/Hardware Engineering) from the University of Bologna and CEFRIEL Research Center in Milan. Franco professional experience focus on the areas of Systems Integration, Control Software, Software Engineering and System Level Design both within large international companies and research institutions. He served as a Commander and Lead Engineer for the Mars Society MDRS Crew 102 Mission and has participated to several Planetary Exploration Analog Missions organized by the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF).