Università degli studi di Padova

Department of Information Engineering
via Gradenigo, 6/A

Phone +39-0498277705

Fax +39 049 827 7699


Giorgio Picci

Short Curriculum Vitae of Giorgio Picci

Professor  Giorgio Picci has been   with the University of Padova, Italy, Department of Information Engineering, since 1980. He graduated (cum laude) from the University of Padova in 1967 and since then has held several long-term visiting appointments with various American, Japanese and European universities among which Brown University, M.I.T., the University of Kentucky, Arizona State University, the Center for Mathematics and Computer Sciences (C.W.I.) in Amsterdam, the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden, Kyoto University and Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.

He has been contributing to Systems and Control theory mostly in the area of modeling, estimation and identification of stochastic systems and published over 100 refereed papers and written or edited several books in this area. He has been active also in the field of dynamic vision and on-line scene and motion reconstruction.

He has been involved in various joint research projects with industry and state agencies. He has been general coordinator of an italian national research project on New techniques for identification and adaptive control of industrial systems, funded by MIUR (the Italian ministery for higher education) for the last ten years; has been project manager of the italian team for the Commission of the European Communities Network of Excellence  System Identification (ERNSI) and  general project manager of the Commission of European Communities IST project RECSYS, in the fifth Framework Program.

Giorgio Picci is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of IFAC, past chairman of the IFAC Technical Committee on Stochastic Systems and past member of the EUCA council. He is a foreign member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.