CEO / Founder
Chief Medical Officer
Other work experiences
Cofounder and CEO of AMID S.r.l. (Advanced Medical Imaging Developement) http://www.e-amid.com/
Cofounder and CEO of LifeString S.r.l. (a company involved in cloud storage and remote processing of medical data)
SIEC (Italian Society of Echocardiography) as member of the Health Technology Assessment Committee
ANMCO (Italian Association of Hospital Cardiologists) from 2011 up today co-chairman of the e-Health committee
More than 30 scientific paper in leading peer reviewed journals in the cardiology and biomedical engineering field
Chief Scientific Officer
2006-present: Full Professor of Bioengineering (Professore Ordinario) University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
1994 PhD in Hydrodynamics, University of Padova, Italy
1987 Laurea (Master) in Civil Engineering, University of Firenze, Italy
Other Academic Appointments
2012 – 2013 Senior Research Associate, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY.
1998 – 2006 Associate Professor, School of Engineering, University of Trieste, Italy.
1998 Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge, UK.
1992 – 1998 Permanent Research position, University of Firenze, Italy.
1994 Post-Doc, ETSIA, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain.
1992 Post-Doc, INLS, University of California San Diego, CA.
Reviewer: Assistant EU Commission (FP7-HEALTH). International grants agencies and major journals. Chairman and invited speaker in initiatives and conferences in fluid mechanics or cardiovascular sciences.
2006 – present TomTec GmbH, Munich, Germany.
2004 – present Siemens Medical Solutions, Ultrasound, Mountain View, CA.
2001 – present Esaote Spa, Firenze and Genova, Italy.
Recent Grant support
2014 - 2017 Italian Minister of Education and Research (PRIN).
2010 - 2012 America Heart Association, USA (co-PI).
2009 - 2014 EU 7th Framework collaborative project. Grant no. 223615, FP7 – HEALTH – 2007-B. (Industrial Partner Advisor; Coordinated by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium).
Chief Technical Officer and developer
Since 2000, Chief Technical Officer and developer for AMID (Advanced Medfical Imaging Developments S. R. L., Sulmona, Italy).
Seventeen years as developer and systems responsible in the Italian public health sector.
Five years as IT teacher in a public technical high school. Competences
Advanced Programming Skills
− MC high level and low level languages (commodore/sinclair MC above all)
− Assembler MOS-6502/6510,Intel 8086, motorola 68000 - direct cpu programming.
− MS macro assembler
− MS QBasic
− Borland Turbo Pascal
− Operating systems knowledge: SCO Unix/xenix, IBM Aix, Novell Netware, MS-DOS, Windows.
− Ansi C language (the main progr. language for several years, DOS/windows/Unix apps)
− Zortech/Borland/MS C++ language including STL (the main progr. language until now)
− Low&High levels Database handling and programming.
− Low level (with C/Assembler progr.) data recovery from corrupted storage devices.
− Proprietary format structured data files for original apps., including hypertext (just before the web era).
− direct hardware programming/handling and serial communications for radio broadcasting and commercial shops.
− Low level (proprietary formats) Databases programming for researchers
− Indexing/searching methods (original development)
− statistics packages for clinical researchers
− network distributed apps for clinical purpose
− Dicom encoding/decoding programming (original development)
− 2D/3D graphical programming - OpenGL programming (original developments)
− Matrix handling/calculation and matrix mathematical functions programming (original development)
Other IT Advanced Skills
− DICOM standard for readining/writing medical imaging
o Echography (2D, 3D, Doppler)
o Magnetic Resonance
o Computer Aided Tomography
− Medical Imaging Processing Solutions.
− MatLab, The Matworks MA
− MS Office suite.
Regulatory Tools Expertize:
− RedMine tool for issue management and bug tracking
− Jira bug tracking system
− Tortoise SVN
− Italian, mother language
− English, read/write excellent, oral sufficient.