UNIVERSITÀ DELLA SVIZZERA ITALIANA
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is a university established in 1996. It is organised in five faculties: Communication Sciences, Economics, Informatics, Architecture and Biomedical Sciences. The University is actively involved in many competitive multi-disciplinary research projects, including 20 ERCs. The Institute of Computational Science (ICS) is a major node in Switzerland for research and education in computational and data science. ICS carries out high-level research with a general focus on computational methods for life sciences, social sciences, natural and environmental sciences, economy, and engineering. The facilities available at USI campus are fully equipped with all necessary IT infrastructure and comply with the standards of Swiss universities, offering a suitable and appropriate environment for researchers. Facilities include the University Library, giving access to many specialised databases and online journals. The specialised infrastructure available at ICS offers researchers the best environment for conducting their research projects: academics have access to the local Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS) facilities, sporting the fastest supercomputer in Europe.