Gianni Vernazza

Board member

Gianni Vernazza was born in Genoa. He received the Laurea degree in electronic engineering from University of Genoa, Italy, in 1970. Since 1994, he is Full Professor of Telecommunication, and since 2002 he is Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Genoa. His main interests involve signal processing, pattern recognition, and image classification.

He has considered different applicative fields, such as biomedical images, remote sensing and land use classification, industrial imaging, intelligent surveillance, and nondestructive test.

Professor Vernazza is author or coauthor of more than 200 papers published in international journals and refereed international conferences. He has been co-General Chairman of the 8th International Conference on Image Applications and Processing in 1995 and he is presently General Chairman of the International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP' 05), September 14 16, 2005 Genoa, Italy. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal on SMART Engineering System Design and he is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence. He serves as a Reviewer for several international journals, and for the European Union in different research programs. He is Senior Member of IEEE, Member of IAPR, and Member of AEI.