Dr. Gervasi's research interests are focused on Computational Science, Grid Computing, Cloud Computing, Virtual Reality and Web Programming. He participated to two UE COST Actions, leading for each a Working Group. In 2007-2010 he was the Italian representative inside the Management Committee of the GridChem Action. He has been visiting researcher at SLAC (USA), at the University of Oklahoma (USA), at the University of the Basque Country (Spain) and the University of Barcelona (Spain) At the University of Crete and FORTH, Crete (Greece). He has been the co-Chair of the following conferences: ICCSA 2004 (Assisi, Italy), ICCSA 2005 (Singapore), ICCSA 2006 (Glasgow, UK), ICCSA 2007 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); ICCSA 2008 (Perugia, Italy), ICCSA 2009 (Seoul, Korea), ICCSA 2010 (Fukuoka, Japan). He has been co-Chair of the Web3D 2007 Symposium (Perugia, Italy) sponsored by ACM-SIGGRAPH and Eurographics. He is Program Chair of ICCSA 2011, to be held in Santander (Spain). He has been invited speaker at the Conference ICHIT 2006, the International Conference on Hybrid Information Technologies, held on Nov 9th-11th, Jeju Island (South Korea). In 2006 the SIMBEX project has been selected by the CIVR of the Ministry of University as one of the 12 best products of the University of Perugia in the Mathematics and Computer Science areas in the period 2003-2005. He is member of the EGEE III Project. He is President of the Umbria's Open Source Competence Center since 2007. He is IEEE Senior member (Computer Society and Communications Society) and ACM Senior Member (SIGCHI and SIGGRAPH). He is member of Web3D Consortium and Internet Society (ISOC).
Biography Updated on 22 June 2011