EPOS-ERIC IT Officer, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) 

Daniele Bailo (M), born in 1978 in Rome, Italy, holds a graduate degree in Computer Sciences and Engineering and a Ph.D. in Material Science. His early career, spanning from 2005 to 2011, involved innovative work at the Istituto di Struttura della Materia (ISM) - CNR, where he specialized in the design and implementation of Virtual X-Ray Spectrometry Laboratories, contributing significantly to research on plastic solar cells, main topic of his PhD thesis. 

Since 2011, Daniele has been integral to the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), particularly within the European Plate Observing System (EPOS). As an IT Officer, he has been pivotal in orchestrating the EPOS Portal's development and shaping the IT strategies of the initiative. 

His research interests are diverse yet focused, encompassing e-infrastructure management, system interoperability, metadata standards, Virtual Research Environments, FAIR principles, and the advancement of open Science. 

Daniele has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and actively participates in various European projects, representing the EPOS community. He also lends his expertise to advisory boards as an ICT specialist in system integration and geoscience system design.