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Filippo Piccinini

Adjunct professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Department of Economics

Teaching tutor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Department of Management

Curriculum vitae

Filippo Piccinini was born in Forlimpopoli (FC, Italy) on 20th April 1985. He spent his childhood in Faenza (RA, Italy), where he attended the Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale "L. Bucci"(Technical High-School), graduating with the final score of 100/100. Immediately later, he pursued his studies by completing a Bachelor and Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering in Cesena, University of Bologna, where he achieved the final score of 110/110 Cum Laude for both University courses. While following his 5-year degree program, Filippo worked as a secondary school teacher for 4 years, graduating perfectly on time and presenting the Master's thesis that won the 2009 edition of the "Ing. Mario Pasquini” award. After completing his Master's degree he benefited from a grant of the Ministry of Education for a Ph.D in Information Technology and promptly started his career as a researcher under the supervision of Prof. Alessandro Bevilacqua (University of Bologna). During his Ph.D. he took part in various projects on Image Processing applied to Oncology by publishing 4 journal articles and 7 conference proceedings in the first 3 years of research. At the end of his Ph.D., he had the honour of being selected to hold the final speech of the Graduation Closing Ceremony.

He currently works as a post-doc researcher fellow at the Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) S.r.l., IRCCS, Via P. Maroncelli 40, 47014, Meldola (FC), Italy, and he collaborates with many International research institutions, including the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, where he spent seven months, and the Biological Research Centre (BRC) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary, where he was for eight months. Finally, Filippo is a member of many associations such as Computer Vision Group (CVG, University of Bologna), Advanced Research Center on Electronic Systems (ARCES, University of Bologna), Italian Association of Cell Cultures (ONLUS-AICC), Italian National Bioengineering Group (GNB) and Italian Group for Mesenchymal Stem Cells Research (GISM).