Massimiliano Drudi is a Researcher at Ocean Predictions and Applications (OPA) division of CMCC Foundation. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science Engineering and holds a master degree in Scientific Computing. From 2006, he is contributing to developments in the operational oceanography field, and related applications. Currently he is working on the development of the Mediterranean Sea Monitoring and Forecasting Centre (Med-MFC) in the EU Copernicus Marine Service. In Blue-Cloud project, he is contributing to the development of Decision Support Systems for the marine environment protection.