Giuseppe Serazzi has been full professor at the Politecnico di Milano since 1991, retired from Nov. 2013. He received the Laurea degree in Mathematics from University of Pavia, Italy, and he thought at the University of Pavia, University of Milano, and University of Lugano. He held visiting positions at University of California, Berkeley, INRIA, Paris, University of Maryland, College Park, and Vanderbilt University, Nashville. He co-authored 160+ papers (see the Publication list), 14 of these being books. His research interests include performance evaluation of enterprise networks, modelling techniques, workload characterization, simulative and analytic tools for capacity planning of very large systems. In the early 90’s he was the founder, and still is the coordinator, of the JMT project (Java Modelling Tools for performance evaluation of computing infrastructures) that, since 2006, have been downloaded 40,000+ times from http://jmt.sourceforge.net. On 2013 Imperial College London joined the project.
His research activities have been in collaboration with several foreign universities and research labs (see the joint papers in the publication list). He has been a Program Committee member of the most important international conferences in the performance evaluation area and Conference Chairman of two of them. From 1993 to 2000 he was in the editorial board of Performance Evaluation Journal, Elsevier.
From 1961 to 1978 he worked for Olivetti SpA in the research labs of S.Giuliano and Pregnana Milanese. He was involved in the development of hardware equipments including the “reader of magnetic characters CMC7”, the “Auditronic 770”, and the “P101”, the first prototype of the PC, coordinated by Ing. Perotto. From 1969 to 1978 he worked at Syntax, a software company established by Olivetti. In 2000 he established the Acceleratore d’Impresa, the incubator of the Politecnico di Milano for high-tech start-ups, and he was the director until the end of 2006. From 2004 to 2010 he was the Rector’s Delegate for the Acceleratore d’impresa. He has been a board member of: (2004-2008) Gate 2 Growth Initiative, an European Network of technology incubators, DG Enterprise – Innovation/SMEs program, (2004-2011) PNI Cube, the Italian association of the university incubators, (2007-2011) the Foundation of the Politecnico di Milano.
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