June 11, 2010 Portland, OR
Dr. Carlo Torniai has been appointed to the Library Faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. He received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Florence in Italy. His research has been in the areas of web technologies and the semantic web. He has been working on designing ontologies in a wide range of domains including multimedia, geospatial mapping and e-learning. He joins us from the Integrated Asset Management Project at the University of Southern California. Carlo is currently working on the eagle-i project as part of the team responsible to implement ontologies for research resource indexing and discovery.