Biographical sketch of Giovanni De Poli

Giovanni De Poli is an full professor of Computer Science at the Department of Electronics and Computer Science of the University of Padova, where he teaches classes of "Data Structures and Algorithms" and "Sound and Music Computing". He is the Director of the Centro di Sonologia Computazionale (CSC) of the University of Padova and Chairman of Laurea in Computer Engineering. He is a member of the Executive Committee (ExCom) of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Generated Music, member of the board of Directors of AIMI (Associazione Italiana di Informatica Musicale), member of the board of Directors of CIARM (Centro Interuniversitario di Acustica e Ricerca Musicale), member of the Scientific Committee of ACROE (Institut National Politechnique Grenoble), Associate Editor of the international Journal of New Music Research.
His main research interests are in algorithms for sound synthesis and analysis, models for expressiveness in music, multimedia systems and human-computer interaction, preservation and restoration of audio documents. He is author of several scientific international publications, and served in the Scientific Committees of international conferences. He in involved in european research projects: COST G6 - Digital Audio Effects (National Coordinator); MEGA IST Project - Multisensory Expressive Gesture Applications (Local Coordinator); MOSART IHP Network (Local Coordinator). Systems and research developed in his Lab have been exploited in collaboration with digital musical intruments industry (GeneralMusic). He is owner of patents on digital music instruments.