Teachers 2020

Vittore Casarosa Vittore Casarosa
graduated in Electronic Engineering at the University of Pisa and spent a few years at a research center of the Italian National Research Council, doing research on “Electronic Computers” (that center is today ISTI, the Institute for Science and Technology in Informatics). He then joined IBM, spending many years in the R&D laboratories of IBM in Italy, France and in the US, doing and managing research mostly in image processing and networking.
Since 2000 he is Senior Research Associate of the Italian National Research Council at ISTI, where he is associated with the activities of the Multimedia Laboratory in the field of Digital Libraries; from 2000 to 2007 he has been Deputy Director of DELOS, the Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries.
Vittore has been teaching at the University of Pisa (Department of Engineering) and at the Open University of Bolzano (department of Computer Science). Presently he is teaching courses on Digital Libraries at the University of Pisa (department of Digital Humanities).
Chiara Mannari Chiara Mannari
Chiara Mannari has a master’s degree in Digital Humanities at the University of Pisa. She is a freelance web designer and developer and collaborator of the Laboratory of Digital Culture of the University of Pisa, where she works on the development of websites in the field of digital humanities and international projects.
She specializes in the platform WordPress and periodically she gives workshops and courses for the introduction and the use of the software in academic context.
Cristina Pattuelli Cristina Pattuelli
holds a Master degree in Philosophy and in Cultural Heritage Studies from the University of Bologna, Italy; and a Ph.D. in Information and Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently a Professor at the School of Information (SI) at Pratt Institute, New York where she teaches courses on Knowledge Organization, Linked Open Data, Cultural Heritage, and Art Documentation, and serves as the Coordinator of the Pratt SI Museums and Digital Culture MS Program. She is the founder of the Linked Jazz Project and the co-director of the Semantic Lab at Pratt. She has published extensively on topics of knowledge organization and semantic technologies in the area of cultural heritage and received the Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research. She is also a frequent speaker and consultant to libraries, archives, and museums.
Roberto Rosselli Del Turco Roberto Rosselli Del Turco
is an Assistant Professor at the Università degli studi di Torino, where he teaches Germanic Philology, and also an Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Pisa. He is the editor of the Digital Vercelli Book (http://vbd.humnet.unipi.it/), an ongoing project that aims at providing a full edition of this important manuscript. To further the DVB project he created Edition Visualization Technology (EVT), a software tool to navigate and visualize digital editions developed at the University of Pisa (http://evt.labcd.unipi.it/).
Roberto is also co-director of the Visionary Cross project (http://www.visionarycross.org/), an international project aiming at producing an advanced multimedia edition of key Anglo-Saxon texts and monuments.
Enrica Salvatori Enrica Salvatori
graduated in Medieval History at the University of Pisa, Ph.D. in Medieval History at the University of Milan; associate professor in Medieval History at the University of Pisa since 2006, where she teaches Medieval History and Digital Public History; visiting professor at the University P. Valéry (Montpellier, France) in 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2015. Since 2015 she is the Director of the Laboratorio di Cultura Digitale (LabCD, Digital Culture Laboratory).
She is in the board of: Società Storica Pisana, Associazione Italiana per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale (AIUCD), OpenEdition Italia, Associazione Italiana di Public History (AIPH); Editorial board: Umanistica Digitale; Annales du Midi. President of Società Storica Spezzina; P.I. of Codice Pelavicino Edizione Digitale project (http://pelavicino.labcd.unipi.it/). Fields of research: Medieval Mediterranean Circulation, Evolution of the Municipality in Italy and Provence, History of Lunigiana, Digital Public History.
Nicoletta Salvatori Nicoletta Salvatori
graduated in Pisa in Philosophy of Science. Since 1985 she is a professional journalist, member of the Ugis (association of Italian scientific journalists). She was editor in chief of the monthly naturalistic magazine Airone, creator and chief editor of the monthly scientific magazine Quark, editorial chief in Domus Publishing Co. (Tuttoturismo, Meridiani and Meridiani Montagna), editor in Chief of Arte Navale magazine, about yachting and seafaring culture. She is editor in chief of Umanistica Digitale, the journal of the Italian Association of Digital Humanities (AIUCD – Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale).
Nicoletta has written several books and ebooks. She works as an editorial consultant at the communication agency Hole in One in Milano, and at the Simonelli electronic publishing Co. She teaches editing, new media and communication at the University of Pisa (Informatica Umanistica).
Rachele Sprugnoli Rachele Sprugnoli
got the bachelor and master degree in Humanities Computing at the University of Pisa and completed her PhD in “Information Technology” at the University of Trento with a thesis on event detection and classification for the digital humanities.
Her research is focused on how computational methods and technologies can be applied to the treatment of cultural content, in particular of historical texts. Other research interests are: creation of linguistic resources, semantic annotation of texts, automatic processing of temporal information.
Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, working in the ERC project “LiLa: Linking Latin”
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