Academic position: Associate Professor
Office: Piano D
Phone: +39 0382 98.5678
Fax: +39 0382 98.5373
Research area: The research activity of Francesco Leporati concerns the design and the implementation of architectures for high performance computing, in particular exploiting FPGA technology, applied to parallel computing and special purpose computers, Signal and image processing, Automotive applications, Biomedical instrumentation. Francesco Leporati worked with the different companies (Neuricam inc., Ferrari inc., Marelli Motorsport, ST Microelectronics) and public research institutions.
Research group: Laboratorio di Microcalcolatori
Taught courses: Industrial informatics and embedded systems, Progetto di sistemi digitali
Francesco Leporati was born in Parma (Italy) on November 9th, 1963. He achieved the Laurea degree in Electronics Engineering at the Computer Science Dept. of the University of Pavia on 1988 and the PhD degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering, at the Computer Science Dept. of the University of Pavia on 1993. At present he is associate professor at the Computer Science Dept. of the University of Pavia where he teaches the courses of Industrial Electronics and Industrial Informatics and Embedded Systems. He is reviewer of several ACM or IEEE journals and collaborates with Elsevier Microprocessors and Microsystems Editorial Board where he serves as Handling Editor in the Subject Area of FPGA-based Systems and Applications. Francesco Leporati was Chair of the XI IEEE/Euromicro Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing (Mantova, February 2001) and of the IEEE/Euromicro on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications and on Digital System Design (SEEA/DSD) held in Parma