Current position: Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Perugia University (Information Processing Systems)
Deputy Director of the Dept of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Perugia
Research interests: Computational Science, High Performance Computing, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Web Programming.
Teaching: Computer Networks Architecture + Virtual Reality Languages at the Laurea in Informatica and Distributed Computing and High Performance Computing + Human Computer Interaction at the Laurea Magistrale in Informatica, University of Perugia.
Co-Chair of: The International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA) in 2004 (Assisi, Italy), 2005 (Singapore), 2006 (Glasgow, UK), 2007 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 2008 (Perugia, Italy), 2009 (Sewon, Korea), 2010 (Fukuoka, Japan), 2012 (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), 2013 (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), 2014 (Guimaraes, Portugal), 2015 (Banff, Canada), 2016 (Beijing, China), 2017 (Trieste, Italy) 2018 (Melbourne, Australia), 2019 (Saint Petersburg, Russia), 2020 (Online), 2021 (Cagliari, Italy), 2022 (Malaga, Spain) and the ACM Web3D 2007 Symposium (Perugia, Italy).
Publications: 150 papers, book chapters and conference proceedings.
Co-edited 100 books.
Invited as Chief Guest for the International Conference on Information, Communication and Networking, Easwari Engineering College, Ramapuram, Chennai. (India) on April 9-10, 2021.
Invited Speaker: at the ICTA 2020: 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Applications, Federal University of Technology Minna, Minna, Nigeria, November 24-26, 2020; the International Conference on Computing, Networking and Informatics (ICCNI 2017), OTA (Nigeria), Oct 29-31, 2017; at the Advanced Signal Processing (ASP2016), Manila (Philippines) Feb 12-14, 2016, at the 6th International Conference on Adaptive Science and Technology (ICAST2014), Lagos (Nigeria) Oct 29-31, 2014; at the International Conference on Hybrid Information Technologies 2006, Jeju Island (South Korea), at the First International Conference on Security-enriched Urban Computing and Smart Grids 2010, Daejeon (South Korea), at the Future Generation Information Technology Conference 2010, Jeju Island (South Korea), and at the Future Generation Information Technology Conference 2012, KangWanDo (South Korea).
President of the Open Source Competence Center (CCOS) of the Umbria Region, Italy from 2007-2013.
ACM Senior Member and IEEE Senior Member, Member of the Internet Society (ISOC), Co-founder of the
ISOC Italian Chapter, Member of the Web3D Consortium.
The Document Foundation (TDF) Member since 2013. TDF Board Member (2016-2017) TDF Deputy Board Member (2018-2019).
Co-founder of the University SpinOff MasterUp (2004-2020) and of the StartUp Master-Tec (2020-present)