Softeco Sismat (SES)
Marco Boero: M.Sc. with a degree in Informatics and Electronic Engineering from the University of Genoa, Dep. of Computer, Telecommunication and Systems Science. Head of Research & Innovation Division at Softeco, his background includes computer, simulation and automation systems for the industry in various areas, including applications for manufacturing systems, transportation, training, resources and risk management. He is experienced in advanced ICT and modeling methods, including Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Systems, Cooperative Working and Decision Support Systems, simulation and training. He is co-author of more than fifty international papers. He has more than fifteen year experience in the field of international and national RTD, with participation to 20+ projects, often in the project manager or project coordinator role.
Marco Masetti: Born in Genoa (Italy), M. Sc. with a degree in Informatics and Electronic Engineering from the University of Genoa, Dep. of Computer, Telecommunication and Systems Science. He is a Team Leader at Softeco since 1996. He was formerly a senior consultant in the industry services division of Cap Gemini. In 1999 he joined the R&I Division of Softeco as technical project leader Previous RTD projects include: QImPrESS (FP7, ICT-215013), MediaCampaign (FP6, IST-027413), Direct-Info (FP6, IST-506898), MOTION (FP5, IST-11400), KWF-GRID (FP5, IST-511385). His research interests cover different areas including: media content extraction and management, media monitoring, distributed platform for media and intelligent content search and delivery, groupware and collaboration architecture, knowledge and content management, open source development. He is member of the GLUG Linux Users Group and an active member of the international Open Source community.
Andrea Poggi joined Softeco in April 2004. He received his Dr.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Genoa in 2000 and his PhD in 2004. During his PhD course he worked on 3D graphics related national projects, addressing the problems of semi-automatic recognition of 3-dimensional objects from still images and real time polygonal reduction. He was also involved in different European funded projects in the automotive field, mainly dealing with in-car human-machine interfaces, like ACTIVE and COMUNICAR. In Softeco, after a three-year period in which he worked in the industrial automation (Siemens) and telecommunication (Ericsson) fields, he joined in 2007 the Research & Innovation Division. Here he worked on media related European projects, taking care of image and video management, processing and storage, like in the FP6 project MediaCampaign. Since February 2009 he is also working in the internal team responsible for the development of a biomedical imaging applications.