14 November 2016

Ernesto Damiani awarded with the Ph.D. honoris causa by INSA Lyon

On November 30th, 2016, Ernesto Damiani has been awarded by the Ph.D. honoris causa by the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (Lyon, France).   The ceremony has been held during the Journée Big Data (Big Data Day), where Ernesto gave a talk on “Big Data: Opportunities and societal issues”. In the morning, the IRIXIS Lab, founded by […]

01 August 2016

Ernesto Damiani received the Stephen S. Yau Services Computing Award

The Stephen S. Yau Services Computing Award aims to honor excellent researchers for outstanding contributions to the field of services computing. The award is named after Dr. Stephen S. Yau, a world-renowned researcher, educator, and community leader who has made many significant contributions to distributed and services computing. The 3rd edition of the Award has […]

14 January 2015

Ernesto Damiani ACM Distinguished Scientist (2008)

ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) has named 37 of its members as Distinguished Members in recognition of their individual contributions to both the practical and theoretical aspects of computing and information technology. The new ACM Distinguished Members include computer scientists and engineers from some of the world’s leading corporations, research labs, and universities. They […]

January 2015

Ernesto Damiani awarded with the IFIP Outstanding Service Award (2011)

IFIP, the leading multinational, apolitical organization in Information & Communications Technologies and Sciences (, awarded Prof. Ernesto Damiani with the Outstanding Service Award.

January 2015

Ernesto Damiani selected as a Fellow at the workshop

Ernesto Damiani has been selected as fellow to the reputation workshop. will be a distributed, open-source platform for the collaborative evaluation of information. It will enable sentence-level critique of written words combined with a sophisticated yet easy-to-use model of community peer-review. It will work as an overlay on top of any stable content, […]

January 2015

Working Capital tour Padova 2010: Eugenio Tacchini

Eugenio Tacchini, with the project MentoRex, has been awarded with a Working Capital scholarship of 20.000 € to allow them to accomplish his research project. The award has been assigned in Padova (Italy) the 13th of October, 2010. The MentoRex project has the goal of developing an online content recommendation system based on the concept […]

January 2015

IEEE DEST 2009 Best Track Paper Award

The paper entitled “An Artificial Immune System Approach to Anomaly Detection in Multimedia Ambient Intelligence” received the  “Best Track Paper Award” at IEEE DEST 2009. The paper was judged on best average score from peer review of the track, best oral presentation in the track, Track Chair’s vote and submission of the paper on time and […]

January 2015

SE 2010 Best SE Track Paper Award

The paper entitled “SyQL: A Controlled Experiment Concerning the Evaluation of its Benefits”, authored by Prof. Ernesto Damiani and Mirco Bianco, received the  “Best SE Track Paper Award” at the Annual Conference on Software Engineering (SE2010), held in Phuket, Thailand, 6-7 December 2010.

January 2015

2007 IEEE Chester W Sall Memorial Awards

These set of awards are to recognize the best papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. A 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place Best Paper Award is given and presented at the ICCE. The Award consists of a plaque and a financial award. The 3rd place in 2007 IEEE Chester W. Sall […]

January 2015

2010 GIPR Award Best Ph.D. Thesis: Dr. Marco Anisetti

The Italian Group of Italian Researcher in Pattern Recognition (GIRPR) is a non-profit association of researchers, belonging to academic and research institutions as well as to industries, whose scientific interest is concerned with pattern recognition, computer vision, and image processing in a broad sense. GIRPR was founded as a follow-up of GRAF (Group for Automatic […]