Giuseppe Liotta received a Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" in 1995. After two years of postdoctoral studies at Brown University, he first joined the University of Rome "La Sapienza" as an Assistant Professor (1996-1998) and then the University of Perugia as an Associate Professor (1998-2002). Since 2002, he has been a Professor of computer science at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Perugia. From 2002 to 2006, he served as Chair of the undergraduate studies in computer engineering, and since 2009 he he has been the Director of the Ph.D. School of Information and Communication Technologies of his university. Since 2010, he has been a Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Perugia. His research interests are mainly directed at the analysis and design of algorithms and systems that have applications in the fields of graph theory and graph drawing, information visualization and visual analytics, and computational geometry. On these topics he edited special issues, wrote book chapters and surveys, published more than 130 research papers, and gave lectures worldwide. He regularly serves as PC Member or as General Chair of international conferences, is Steering Committee Member of the International Symposium of Graph Drawing and Managing Editor of the Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. During years, his research has been funded by several public or private sponsors.
Biography Updated on 1 April 2011