Senior Research Scientist
Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
Giovanni Lapenta is an expert on space science, plasmas, high performance computing, artificial intelligence and nuclear engineering. While the areas might look broad and separated, instead, Giovanni's research has brought them together in a number of applications, lately mostly focusing on space science and engineering and on nuclear fusion energy. Giovanni has led or participated in numerous national and international projects. Giovanni led the development and currently maintains the massively parallel computer code iPic3D in use by many teams around the world.