Vincenzo PIURI received his Ph.D. in computer engineering Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 1989. He was Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Italy (1992-2000) and Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at Austin (summers 1996-1999). He is Full Professor in computer engineering (since 2000) and Director of the Department of Information Technology (2007-12) at the Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy.
His main research interests are: biometrics, signal and image processing, pattern analysis and recognition, theory and industrial applications of neural networks, machine learning, intelligent measurement systems, industrial applications, fault tolerance, digital processing architectures, embedded systems, cryptographic architectures, arithmetic architectures.
He has participated in several national and international research projects funded by the European Union, the Italian Ministry of Research, the National Research Council of Italy, the Italian Space Agency, and industries. Original results have been published in more than 350 papers in international journals, proceedings of international conferences, and book chapters.
He is Fellow of the IEEE, Distinguished Scientist of ACM, and Senior Member of INNS. He has been Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. He has been President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Vice President for Publications of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society and the IEEE Systems Council, Vice President for Membership of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and Vice President for Education of the IEEE Biometrics Council. He is IEEE Director (2010-12).
He received the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Technical Award (2002) for the contributions to the advancement of theory and practice of computational intelligence in measurement systems and industrial applications, the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Distinguished Service Award (2008), and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Meritorious Service Award (2009).
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