Angelo Corallo
Angelo CoralloAssociate Professor

Since October 2010 he is Associate Professor at the Department of Innovation Engineering at the University of Salento. He is professor of organizational systems and integrated design of business. He is the author of over 130 international publications. Angelo Corallo is responsible for the research laboratory Collaborative HOlistic Research Environment Design Laboraroty (CORE lab ex cPDM) within the Department of Innovation Engineering at the University of Salento, University of Salento – Italy.

The laboratory focuses, on technologies, methodologies and organizational models supporting collaboration among people (knowledge workers) and organizations (network of firms):

– collaboration among knowledge workers addressing the issue of Collaborative Working Environment (Knowledge Modelling and Ontology Engineering enabling prototype applications inspired by the logic of the Semantic Web) and the topic of knowledge management in complex environments (Knowledge-based Engineering and the Product Lifecycle Management).

These two research topics are addressed in many of national and European research projects including: X@Work, X-Net.Lab, Syntesis (national projects), CRESCENDO (European projects).

– partnership among firms within industrial districts and clusters, dealing with the topic of Digital Ecosystems of Business and the topic of Internetworked Enterprise. These two research topics are addressed in many national and European research projects including: Discorso, Tekne,; (national projects) and DBE, OPAALS, Secure SCM (European projects); The CORE Lab has affiliated five spin-offs. He is member of the Scientific Committee of the GeCo on the Product Lifecycle Management of the Milan Polytechnic. He is member of the Expert Group of the Ministry of Education (MIUR) in support of the activities of selection, control and monitoring provided for by Article 14 of the D.M. 593/2000.

Giulio Avanzini
Giulio AvanziniFull Professor

Giulio Avanzini (M.Sc., Ph.D.) is Professor in Flight Mechanics at the Università del Salento. He was research staff at the Italian Ship Model Basin, assistant professor at Politecnico di Torino and visiting professor at the University of Glasgow (UK) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA). His most recent research interest include autonomous flight; spacecraft attitude dynamics and control in under-actuated conditions; autonomous underwater vehicles; electric and hybrid-electric aircraft and rotorcraft.

Giovanni Scarafile is associate professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Pisa and member of the teaching staff of the PhD in Philosophy of the Universities of Pisa / Florence. Liu Boming Professor at the University of Nanjing. He directs the editorial series Controversies. Ethics and Interdisciplinarity for John Benjamins Publishing Company in Amsterdam and is a member of the editorial board of Diogenes. He is a member of the FISP Steering Committee. Fédération Internationale Des Sociétés De Philosophie, Vice-president of the IASC (International Association for the Study of Controversies) and Secretary of the SIFM (Italian Society of Moral Philosophy).

Giovanni Scarafile
Giovanni ScarafileAssociate Professor

Mariangela Lazoi, PhD in Management Engineering, is Researcher in the Department of Innovation Engineering – University of Salento (Italy). She is scientific and technical responsible and exploitation leader in several research projects. Her research activity is focalized on methodologies and technologies for product design, product lifecycle management and business process management. She has a wide experience in the analysis of complex industrial sectors, mainly matured during action research in collaboration with manufacturing companies.

Mariangela Lazoi
Mariangela LazoiSenior Lecturer
Maria Elena Latino
Maria Elena LatinoSenior Lecturer

Maria Elena Latino, PhD in Complex System Engineering, is Researcher at the Department of Innovation Engineering of the University of Salento. She is scientific director and technical leader of several research projects. Her research activity is characterized by a cross-disciplinary approach and is focused on the digitalization processes, methodologies and technologies of the Agri-food industry, the consumer behavior analysis, the food product lifecycle management, the sustainability management of agri-food supply chain, the business process management and re-engineering, the entrepreneurship and business model. She is author of numerous publications and tutor of several master’s and three-year degree thesis.

Marianna Lezzi, PhD in Complex Systems Engineering, is Researcher in the Department of Innovation Engineering – University of Salento (Italy).  Her research focuses on cybersecurity management (critical assets, threats, vulnerabilities, risks and countermeasures) for networked industrial contexts.

Marianna Lezzi
Marianna LezziSenior Lecturer
Paolo Afrune
Paolo AfruneResearch Fellow
Graduated in Computer Engineering at the University of Salento, has the role of research fellow. His main focus is on secure software development and cyber security in the field of operating systems.
Mario Angelelli
Mario AngelelliTheoretical physicist
I graduated in Mathematics and Physics and got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics. My work mainly focuses on the study of local and global inference and information theory through algebraic and statistical techniques.
Federica Stella Blasi
Federica Stella BlasiResearch Fellow
Economist. Research Interests: innovative methodologies and technologies for Urban Farming, sustainable novel and superfoods design, including new marketing strategies for increasing consumer demand.
Emanuela Braì
Emanuela BraìArchitect
Research Fellow at the Department of Innovation Engineering with expertise in Building Information Modeling, Geographic Information System and urban and territorial sustainable Planning and Management.
Antonio Calisi
Antonio CalisiBiologist Ecotoxicologist, Phd
His Research activities is focuses on the study and development of biological solutions for environmental technology and applications (sustainable agriculture, blue growth, environmental remediation, human health)
Adele Caroppo
Adele CaroppoItalian qualified lawyer
Expert in funding strategies and PM for R&D, corporate legal affairs, models of knowledge management. Since 2013 she has been working in CoreLab, overseeing the lifecycle of projects of SMEs, large enterprises, public bodies and research organizations.
Viviana Carrone
Viviana CarroneResearch Fellow
Specializing in human resources management and organization with ten years of experience in the field. His study focuses on the research and experimentation of methodologies for the evaluation of decision-making.
Mattia Colucci
Mattia ColucciResearch Fellow
Master degree in computer science and professional experience in Digital Forensic, Cyber Security and Privacy by leading consulting companies.
Anna Maria Crespino
Anna Maria CrespinoSoftware Engineer
Research Fellow at the Department of Engineering for Innovation of the
University of Salento. Her areas of interest are: Product Lifecycle Management, Big Data Analytics as-a-service.
Fabio D’Alessano
Fabio D’AlessanoResearch fellow
Graduated in Industrial Engineering and in Management Engineering.
His research interests are focused on the analysis, design and re-engineering of the business processes through BPM methods.
Martina De Giovanni
Martina De GiovanniResearch fellow
She received Master’s degree in Management Engineering at University of Salento and the licence to practise as an engineer. She handles of the study of methodological and technological solutions for Agrifood Industry.
Salvatore De Matteis
Salvatore De MatteisResearch fellow
Doctor in Philosophy and in Business Administration and Management. Long-term experience in companies operating in the Social-Health sector, as Head of Services and General Manager
Carla Di Biccari
Carla Di BiccariPhD Student
Her areas of interest and expertise are: CAD, Solid modelling, CAD automations, Energy Efficiency in Buildings and BIM. R&D projects on IoT and knowledge management for the aerospace industry.
Alberto Di Prizio
Alberto Di PrizioResearch Fellow
Graduated in Civil and Management Engineering with expertise in Smart maintenance techniques. Research activities: data analysis and product life cycle monitoring along the Supply Chain.
Francesco Fiorentino
Francesco FiorentinoResearch Fellow
Master’s Degree in Communication Engineering and Electronic Technologies. His areas of interest are design and development telecommunications devices and embedded electronic systems.
Roberto Greco
Roberto Greco Research Fellow
Research activity in Communication Ethics; creation of a communication framework in complex industrial contexts (agri-food), to guarantee the results dissemination, through DemoLabs planning.
Angela Luperto
Angela LupertoManagement Engineer/Research Fellow
Research Fellow at University of Salento, Department of Innovation Engineering. The research area of interest is ICT for Industry and Factory of the Future.
Giovanna Mangialardi
Giovanna MangialardiResearch Fellow, PhD
Building Engineer-Architect, PhD in Complex Systems Engineering. Her research interests are focused on life-cycle oriented BIM/GIS methodologies and technologies, process management and PA change management in the building and urban sector.
Marta Menegoli
Marta MenegoliResearch Fellow
Graduated in Management Engineering and in Safety Engineering. Her research areas of interest are related to the study and definition of methodologies and technologies for Food, Agriculture and Marine sectors.
Marianovella Mello
Marianovella MelloEngineer
Expert on multiproject presentation, mng and reporting. Since 2005 works on basic and industrial research projects funded by public and private funds and involving institutions, small, medium and large enterprises.
Mariachiara Minoia
Mariachiara MinoiaResearch fellow
Graduated in Political Sciences and International Relations, with a master in Tourism Economics, she deals with strategic and product marketing and communication, with specialization in the agrifood sector
Gianvito Mitrano
Gianvito MitranoResearch Fellow
Engineering with competence on Business Process Management,Project Management,processes reengineering,ICT,definition of software architectures.He is experienced in projects on health, public administration and aerospace
Claudio Pascarelli
Claudio PascarelliMechanical Engineer
Co-head of the Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) Lab and Project Manager for several IT projects in the field of healthcare, environmental monitoring and protection, unmanned vehicles and cyber security.
Edoardo Polimeno
Edoardo PolimenoData Analyst
Specialized in descriptive (study of a system through statistical models, simulation), predictive (regression, classification, clustering, neural networks) and prescriptive (optimization algorithms) modeling.
Lorenzo Quarta
Lorenzo QuartaICT Analyst and Developer
Employees in the research and experimental development of solutions in multiple industrial areas, from manufacturing to cultural and creative. Passionate about business models for innovative companies.
Daniele Re
Daniele ReResearch fellow
Degree in Civil Engineering and Management Engineering at the University of Salento, his research area is Building Information Modeling, oriented towards life cycle analysis.
Clara Renna
Clara RennaResearch fellow
Art Historian, she mainly focuses on the technologic innovations in the fruition of the historical artistic heritage (gamification, augmented reality) and on data analysis concerning the territory.
Aurora Rimini
Aurora RiminiResearch fellow
Master’s Degree inManagement and Economics. Hers research activity focuses on the analysis of technologies, processes and business models for cultural and creative industries.
Emanuele Rizzo
Emanuele RizzoIT System Administrator
He’s in charge of the installation and maintenance of hardware and software systems, and network infrastructure. He is involved in technical research to enable innovation within the infrastructure.
Marco Lucio Sarcinella
Marco Lucio SarcinellaUser Experience Designer
Master’s degree in Communication Design, Politecnico di Milano. He has 12 years of experience in UX, UI design and design management for digital products, services and applications. His research interests include information visualization.
Angelo Scialpi
Angelo ScialpiPhD Student
PhD Student in Complex Systems Engineering. His research focuses on the study and development of Business Process Management methods and tools to support decision making in organization.
Alessandro Sicuro
Alessandro SicuroBiotechnologist/ Research Fellow
Biotechnologist. Master’s degree in Medical Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology,
He is currently researching and designing innovative systems for collecting and analyzing lifecycle data from heterogeneous sources.
Fulvio Signore
Fulvio SignoreResearch Fellow
Psychologist with expertise in research activities on testing and application of psychometric approaches to the analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data, on the psychological determinants that guide consumer behaviour within consumption patterns and technological adoption patterns in companies.
Alessandra Spennato
Alessandra SpennatoData Analyst Expert
Skills in spatial analysis, time series analysis, spatio-temporal analysis, multivariate statistical analysis, data mining, big data analysis, complex networks modeling, social network analysis and sentiment analysis.
Fabrizio Striani
Fabrizio StrianiResearch fellow
PhD in Economics. I deal with qualitative and quantitative data analysis applied to decision support systems. The fields of interest are data mining and process mining.
Gianluca Trullo
Gianluca TrulloMechanical Engineer
Mechanical engineer and PhD in Complex Systems Engineering. His activities concern concept design, production processes, ICE modeling and testing, working for both private companies and research establishments.
Salvatore Totaro
Salvatore TotaroSystem Integrator
Electronic Engineer, works as a technologist at the University of Salento in the design and integration of electrical and electronic systems and in the development of software architectures.
Daniela Vestito
Daniela VestitoPhD
Research fellow at the University of Salento. Her research activity involves territorial development, organization and governance in public and private sector, training and labour policy.

PhD Student

Luca Carriere
Luca CarrierePHD Student XXXV°
Computer engineer graduated from the University of Salento. He deals with research and testing of innovative methodologies and technologies to support the process of calculating the cost of the product for the aerospace industry.
Vito Del Vecchio
Vito Del VecchioPHD Student XXXV°
Doctor of Management Engineering with industrial background. He collaborates in research activities related to Product Lifecycle Management and Big Data Analytics in Industry.
Cristian Catalano
Cristian CatalanoPHD Student XXXV°
Expert in cyber security, penetration testing and reverse engineering. His current research interests include cyber attacks analisys, computer forensics and cybersecurity for industrial environments.
Massimiliano Gervasi
Massimiliano GervasiPHD Student XXXV°
Master’s Degree in Mathematics. His research is focused on studying and developing mathematical models for Decision-Making support and Data Driven strategies.
Mattia Mangia
Mattia MangiaPHD Student XXXVI°
Holds a master’s degree in Civil Engineering. His research is focused on BIM, GIS and in the integration of the two systems in several fields of application and multidisciplinary frameworks.
Giuliana Barba
Giuliana BarbaPHD Student XXXVII°
PhD student in Complex Systems Engineering. Research area is linked to the definition of methodologies for technology assessments, engineering professional families classification and competencies mapping.
Andrea Chezzi
Andrea ChezziPHD Student XXXVII°
Graduated in Computer Engineering, he is PhD Student in Complex Systems Engineering at the University of Salento. He works on secure software development and cyber security in the field of operating systems.
Andrea D'Urbano
Andrea D'UrbanoPHD Student XXXVII°
Master degree in theoretical physics. His current research focuses on quantum computing
and quantum information theory.
Walter Enzo Re
Walter Enzo RePHD Student XXXVII°
Graduated in Embedded Computing Systems at the University of Pisa and Scuola Sant’Anna, he currently carries out his doctorate dealing with computer security on robot process automation systems.