Giuseppe Santucci

Associate Professor
Project Manager
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Short Biography: 

Giuseppe Santucci is associate professor at Department of Computer Science of Sapienza Università di Roma, where he teaches courses on Java, Software Engineering, and Information Visualization (in English). His main research activities concern user interfaces to databases, human computer interaction, and Information Visualization, focusing on expressive power and topological properties of visual query languages for semantic data models, on user interfaces development and assessment, on evaluation and quality aspects of Information Visualization techniques and Visual Analytics. On such topics he published more than 100 papers on international Journals and conferences.

In these fields, he served as reviewer for the most important conferences and Journals, including Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, ACM International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB), International Conference on Information Visualization, IEEE Visualization Conference e IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology. On 2008 he joined the editorial review board of the International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction (IJMHCI). On 2011 he joined the Editorial Board of Journal of Visual Languages and Computing.

Giuseppe Santucci has been involved in several national and international projects. In particular on 2000-2001 he was scientific responsible of the Rome research unit of COFIN 2000 "Analisi, Visualizzazione di informazioni ed interrogazione visuale in basi di dati per il monitoraggio clinico", during 2002-2007 he joined the European projects ST-2001-34825 “SEWASIE, DELOS NoE, responsible of tasks 3.7 e 4.5a, during 2008-2011 he joined the European visual analytics project VisMaster CA, as scientific responsible of Rome unit, responsible of  Work Package 3.1 (Data Management and Visual Analytics) and member of the VisMaster Scientific Coordination Committee. From September 2010 is involved in the European project Promise (NoE, 258191), PROMISE—Participative Research labOratory for Multimedia and Multilingual Information Systems Evaluation, as work package 5 responsible and Roma unit scientific coordinator.

Giuseppe Santucci organized several scientific events. In particular he is member of the Steering Committee of the International Workshop on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) and, on 2006 and 2008 he was co-chair of the International Workshop BEyond time and errors: novel evaLuation methods for Information Visualization BELIV 06, Venezia, Italy, 23 May 2006, workshop of AVI 2006 and BELIV 08, Firenze, Italy, 5 April 2008, workshop of ACM CHI 2008, workshops focused on Information Visualization evaluation. On 2010 he is co-chair of the workshop CHItaly 2009, Rome, June 17-19, program chair of 2010 International Workshop on Visual Languages and Computing, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA October 14 to October 16 and he is general and program chair of the ACM International Working Conference, AVI 2010 Advanced Visual Interfaces, Rome 25-29 May, 2010. On 2011 he was co-chair of the International Workshop EuroVa 2011, Bergen, Norvegia, 31 May, and General Chair of the International Workshop on Visual Languages and Computing, Florence, Italy 18-20 August 2011.

Projects list: 
  • VisMaster CA (Grant agreement 225924)
  • Promise (NoE, 258191)