Mauro_Ferrari DIRECTOR
Prof. Mauro Ferrari, M.D.
Prof. Mauro Ferrari was born in Livorno, August 18, 1952. He graduated from Medical Schoolat the University of Pisa in 1977. He specialized in General Surgery and later in Vascular Surgery. Since 1997 he chairs the Unit of Vascular Surgery at the Universityof Pisa. Since 2004 he is Full Professor of Surgery. He is member of several scientific societies (Italian Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; European Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery; European Surgical Association). He has been National Secretary of the Section for Mininvasive Vascular Surgery (SAAM). Development of techniques and instruments for mininvasive aortic surgery is one of his main interests. He published 2 books and over 380 papers or chapters.
Vincenzo_Ferrari COORDINATOR
Eng. Vincenzo Ferrari, Phd
Research details on ORCID database
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Vincenzo Ferrari was born in 1976 in Italy. After graduating in Computer Science Engineering in 2001 he worked 5 years for a private company as a R&D coordinator for data acquisition and quality control by artificial vision (in the pharmaceutical division) and voice interactive systems, animatronics and 3D avatars (in the entertainment division).
In 2006 he decided to start academic research in the biomedical field as PhD Student and he defended his thesis in 2009 regarding image segmentation and registration and augmented reality.
During the Phd studies and the previous experiences, he matured competences and interests for his research activities: development of innovative algorithms and devices for Image Guided Surgery and Surgical Simulation. He is now working very close to the clinical needs and some of his inventions are patented.
He is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Pisa.