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Davide Rocchesso - Biography
Venezia, 1967

Web: profs.sci.univr.it/~rocchess/

E-mail: rocchesso@sci.univr.it
Degree Laurea Degree in Electrical Engineering
Università di Padova. 1992 - 110/110 cum laude
Advisors: Giovanni De Poli and Andrea Paladin
Title Realizzazione di Risuonatori Dispersivi in Tempo Reale (Real-Time Implementation of Dispersive Resonators)
Ph.D.: "Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria Informatica e Elettronica Industriali", Università di Padova.
Defense in Milan on november, 26 1996.
Advisor: Giovanni De Poli
Thesis: Strutture ed Algoritmi per l'Elaborazione del Suono basati su Reti di Linee di Ritardo Interconnesse (Structures and Algorithms for Sound Processing based on Feedback Delay Networks)
Appointment Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Università di Verona, since october 2002. Formerly, Assistant Professor since march 1998.
Scholarships:
1994-1995: Visiting Scholar at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Stanford University.
1996: Joint Fellowship from the Università di Padova and the Centro Tempo Reale (Firenze, Italy) for research on Sound Spatialization.
1997: Postdoctoral fellowship at the Università di Padova.
 
Coordination, organization, and tutoring
1993 Co-advisor and advisor for several Laurea theses at the universities of Padova and Verona
1995-1998 Member of the Board of Directors of AIMI - Associazione di Informatica Musicale Italiana
1995 Reviewer for the international journals Acustica, IEEE Trans. on Speech and Audio Processing, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Signal Processing, Applied Signal Processing, Journal of New Music Research, Pattern Recognition Letters, IEEE Trans. Oceanic Eng., ACM Trans. Speech and Language Proc., J. of the Acoustical Society of America, Computer Music J..
1995 Member of the paper reading panel of the international conferences IEEE Workshop on the Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, International Computer Music Conference, Colloquium on Musical Informatics, Conference on Digital Audio Effects, Conference of the Audio Engineering Society, International Conference on Auditory Display, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).
1997 Session Chairman at the International Computer Music Conference, Tessaloniki, Greece.
1998 Member of the Board of Directors of CSC - Centro di Sonologia Computazionale, Università di Padova.
1999 Session Chairman at the IEEE Workshop on the Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, Mohonk, USA.
1999 Pre-examiner of the Ph.D. thesis of Lauri Savioja, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
2000 Organizer and General Chairman of the COST-G6 International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, Verona, Italy.
2000 Opponent at the defense of the Ph.D. thesis of Tero Tolonen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
2001 Organizer the ICAD satellite workshop on Sound Perception and Modelling, Helsinki.
2001 Evaluator for a proposal of professorship at Stanford University.
2002 Organizer of the Disappearing-Computer Research Atelier on Sonification of Hybrid Objects, Mestre-Venezia, June 20-21, EC IST-FET.
2000-2002 Advisor of PhD student Federico Fontana.
2003 President of AIMI - Associazione di Informatica Musicale Italiana.
2003 Reviewer for project applications submitted to the National Research Council of Canada.
2003 Reviewer for project applications submitted to the Swiss National Science Foundations.
2003 Reviewer for a book proposal submitted to Wiley.
2003 Advisor of PhD student Amalia De Götzen.
2003 Reviewer of research projects for the University of Padova.
2004 Organizer of two editions of the research workshop on Sound/Control Co-Design, Canazei-Trento, Ministry of University and EC IST-FET.
2004 Reviewer for project applications submitted to the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (UK).
2004 Member of the Evaluation Committee for PhD defenses at the Dipartimento di Informatica e Matematica of the University of Udine.
2002-2004 Advisor of PhD students Matthias Rath and Laura Ottaviani.
2004 Advisor of PhD student Antonio De Sena.

Research Projects
2001-2002 Coordinator of the European Project IST 2000-25287 SOb - the Sounding Object, financed by the European Commission as part of the proactive initiative Future and Emerging Technologies: Disappearing Computer.
2001-2002 Organization and participation to the research project Modelli Per il suono nell'interazione uomo-macchina e uomo-ambiente (Sound models in human-computer and human-environment interaction), financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research (MURST).
2001-2002 Coordinator of the research project Modelli di eventi sonori generati da semplici fenomeni fisici (Models of sound events generated by simple physical phenomena), financed by the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR).
2001-2003 Principal investigator for auditory display in the research project Augmented Reality for Teleoperation of Free Flying Robots, financed by the Italian Spatial Agency (ASI).
2002 Coordinator of a research project, in collaboration with Consorzio Venezia Ricerche, on improved dislocation and design of auditory warnings for high tides in Venice.
2003 Head of unit in research project Sound/Control Co-Design: sintesi del suono e dispositivi di controllo gestuale, Italian Ministry of University and Research.
2004 Head of unit in the European Coordination Action IST-FET  (Sound-to-Sense, Sense-to-Sound).