Alessandra Lumini received her Laurea Degree cum laude in Computer Science from the University of Bologna, Italy, on March 26th 1996. Since 1996 she carried out her research activity at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica (DEIS), University of Bologna, Italy, where in 2001 she received her Ph.D. degree for her work on "Image Databases". Since October 2002 she is an Associate Researcher at II Faculty of Engineering of University of Bologna. She currently teaches Information Systems and Information Systems LM in the II Faculty of Engineering of University of Bologna, in Cesena. She carries out research at DEIS in the fields of biometric systems, pattern recognition, image databases and bioinformatics. She extensively served as referee for international journals (IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Signal Processing Information Forensics and Security, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Pattern Recognition Letters). She is coauthor of more than 100 research papers. She has been involved in several projects supported by MURST and European Community. She is member of the Biometric Systems Lab at Computer Science - Cesena. Her recent research interests are mainly directed towards the areas of biometric systems and bioinformatics.
Biography Updated on 13 August 2012