University of Trento (UNITN)
The Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienza dell’Informazione (DISI) of the University of Trento, Italy, provides a dynamic and qualified response to the ever-increasing demand of such competences from the productive tissue at the local, national and international level. University departments historically are structures of remarkable importance for the increase of knowledge and for technological transfer. In this context, within the Italian academic system, the Department is quite an innovative reality.
The Department has several distinctive features: it covers all the different areas of information technology (computer science, telecommunications, and electronics) and their applications. These disciplines above are studied individually but also with a strong focus on their integration, It has a strong focus on interdisciplinarity and it has professors and students from almost all Faculties of the University of Trento (Science, Engineering, Economics, Sociology, Cognitive Science); it aims at integrating the complementary experiences present in the various research areas in order to develop innovative methods and technologies, applications and advanced services; it offers a wide array of educational paths, linked to Industry, Research Centres and Top Universities in all the world (English is the official language); it has about 70 staff academic, 40 research collaborators, 140 PhD students, 21 PostDoc positions and 8 technical and administrative staff.