Lidia Leoni is the Computational Infrastructures and Smart Projects director at the Center for Advanced Studies, Research, and Development in Sardinia (CRS4). He won a study grant from the European Economic Community and successfully attended a three-year course in information sciences and remote sensing. She is responsible for some of the most important CRS4 research and innovation projects including the Joint Innovation Center in collaboration with Huawei, Luna Rossa and DataCenter project . Her twenty years of experience ranges from the use of large systems, to application development, to the management and maintenance of networks, systems and services for users. As a sector director, she is involved in several CRS4 projects and contributes to helping other researchers in their work. She is responsible for the supercomputing infrastructure of the center, for project services and manages the budget for the purchases of the computing center. Before joining CRS4, she worked at the Sardinia Research Consortium (CORISA), Regional Agrometeorological Service for Sardinia (SAR) and was a consultant for various institutions and companies.