Vittorio Scarano

Dipartimento di Informatica, UniversitÓ di Salerno, Italy

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Vittorio Scarano si Ŕ laureato nel 1990 in ``Scienze dell'Informazione'' presso l'UniversitÓ di Salerno e nel 1995 ha conseguito il Dottorato di RIcerca in Matematica Applicata ed Informatica dall'UniversitÓ di Napoli.

Nel 1992, ha visitato la UniversitÓ  Eotvos Lorand a Budapest (Ungheria). Dal 1992 al 1994 ha visitato il Department of Computer Science presso la University of Massachusetts at Amherst (USA) svolgendo ricerca nel team del Prof. Arnold Rosenberg su algoritmi ed architetture parallele. E' stato anche docente presso il Mount Holyoke College (USA) nel1994.

Dal 1995 al 2001 Ŕ stato Ricercatore prsso la FacoltÓ di Scienze MM. FF. e NN. della UniversitÓ di Salerno. Dal 2001 Ŕ Professore Associato presso la stessa facoltÓ. Afferisce al Dipartimento di Informatica ed Applicazioni "R.M. Capocelli"  dell'Universit˛ di Salerno dal 1995.

Since 1996, he (with Alberto Negro) funded and co-directs the ISISLab laboratory within the Department. ISISLab has been hosting, until now, the research activity of 10 PhD students, more than 20 collaborators (grants, fellowships) and provided support for more than 120 thesis (Bachelor and Master level) with computing facilities such that a 38-nodes IBM cluster, file and application servers, teaching lab, a stereoscopic screen, augmented reality devices etc.

He is co-author of more than 50 papers in internationally refereed journals and conferences of IEEE, ACM, etc. and he has been the PhD supervisor of 6 PhD students of Computer Science PhD program at the University of Salerno.

Vittorio Scarano has been part of more than 20 Program Committees of International Conferences since 2000, and is actively involved in the organization (Steering Committee) of the Adaptive Hypermedia conferences and the Information Visualization conferences. He has been reviewer for more than 30 among Journals, Conferences and Workshops.

In 2000, he has been awarded (with his coauthors) the ``Best poster award''at the 9th World Wide Web Conference (WWW9). In 2008, he has been awarded by IBM with the International IBM Jazz Innovation Award as a grant of 25.000$.

Vittorio Scarano teaching activities has been conducted at the University of Salerno in the Computer Science (Informatica) program at the Bachelor level (Laurea di I livello), at the Master level (Laurea magistrale/specialistica) and at the PhD level (Dottorato di ricerca) with courses on networking, distributed programming, computer architectures and others. He has also taught for Computer Science degrees at the University Parthenope in Naples and at the University of Basilicata in Potenza.

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