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Damiana Luzzi

Adjunct professor

Department of the Arts

Department of History and Cultures

Curriculum vitae

From humanities to new technologies that convey knowledge. This path has allowed her to analyze, manage and design new methods of ICT interaction at the service of a shared "knowledge".
She specializes in:
  • applications, tools, languages for the tangible and intangible cultural heritage, Digital Humanities
  • data model,information architecture
  • knowledge management, ontology design, semantic web
  • data science, big data
  • project management
  • national and international Web standards
  • technical writing


aa. 1995-1996: University of Siena,  Degree in Literature with Thesis in Aesthetics (supervisor prof.ssa Grazia Marchianò) title: Simone Weil and the beautiful art, 110/110 cum laude.

a.a. 1998-1999: University of Siena, Degree in Conservation of Cultural Heritage with Thesis in History of Contemporary Ar (supervisor prof.ssa Rossana Buono) Title: Japan and America compared: the latest trends, 110/110 cum laude.

a.a. 1999 - 2000:  University of Florence, Course in History and Computer Science. New technologies for research, teaching and communication. Final test: development of a CD-Rom: Zoomy: virtual 3D gallery.

November 2001 - October 2003, University of Siena, Ph.D. Literature and communication. The language of literature and the other arts in media society (XVI ciclo). Coordinator prof. Michele Rak, PhD Thesis: Digital Library and Semantic Web. The research is based on the thesis that libraries are evolving in the direction of a digital information system for the organization of knowledge. The management, access, research and resource allocation of the digital library can be enhanced using the architecture and technology of the Semantic Web. The thesis is demonstrated by the application of the architecture and technologies of the Semantic Web to the collection of digital resources of the Institute and Museum of the History of Science in Florence (now Museo Galileo) under the European research project Metaphors for Science Museums ( MESMUSES).

March 1, 2004 - February 29, 2005:  University of Siena, Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici, Post Ph.D.  in Technology for memory, project Digital Library of Science and Literature: The Mechanics (1700 - 1800). Experimentation architecture and technology of the Semantic Web for storing, managing, accessing, searching and distributing digital library resources intended as an information system for the organization of knowledge.

a.a. 2016/2017: University of Florence, Master in the new digital skills: open education, social and mobile learning. Instructional Designer: knowledge of Instructional Design methodologies and ability to design, develop, implement company or institutional educational courses, effective, efficient, based on scientific evidence and supported by technologies (e-learning, open courseware, MOOC). Expert in technological innovation, network and mobile learning. 110/110