Dr. Eugênio Sper de Almeida is a São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) post-doctoral fellow at the Computer Science Department under the supervision of Dr. Michael Bauer, professor of the Computer Science Department at the University of Western Ontario. He obtained a Dr. Degree (2007) in Applied Computing and a M.Sc. degree (1997) in Remote Sensing at the National Institute for Space Research (INPE). His research interests are grid and HPC computing, and computer networks. Currently, he is investigating the performance of the Numerical Weather Model BRAMS (Brazilian Regional Atmospheric Modelling System) using different configurations of the SHARCNET (Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network) clusters, and the synchronized execution of BRAMS for regional and local scale area simulation to reduce meteorological information delivery.