Giorgio Ventre

faculty associate

Giorgio Ventre is Professor of Computer Networks in the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of the University of Napoli Federico II where he is leader of the COMICS research group on computer networking and multimedia communications. He owns a laurea degree in Electronic Engineering and a PhD in Computer Engineering, both from the Federico II. From 1991 to 1993 he was with the Tenet Group at the International Computer Science Institute and the University of California at Berkeley. In 1993 he joined the University of Napoli Federico II first as an assistant professor. In 1999 Giorgio Ventre was co-founder of ITEM, the first national research laboratory of the Italian University Consortium for Informatics (CINI), and from 2004 to 2011 was President of CRIAI, a industrial research centre on ICT in Napoli. He is now Director of ITEM and member of the board of CINI. He has been principal investigator for a number of national and international research projects and in four EU-funded research projects on the Future Internet. Giorgio Ventre has co-authored more than 200 publications and he is senior member of the IEEE and of the ACM, and he is member of AICA and of IET. He is area editor for the Computer Networks journal, Elsevier. His researches are sponsored by the European Commission, the Italian Government and by several national and international companies. He has also launched four start-up companies from the research activities developed in his lab.