Antonio Camurri (Genova, 1959; Master's in Electrical Engineering, 1984; PhD. in Computer Engineering, 1991) is an associate professor at DIST-University of Genoa (Faculty of Engineering), where he teaches courses in software engineering and multimedia systems.
His research interests include computer music, multimodal intelligent interfaces, interactive systems, kansei information processing and artificial emotions, and interactive multimodal multimedia systems for theater, music, dance, and museums.
He is founder and scientific director of the InfoMus Lab at DIST-University of Genoa (www.infomus.org). He was the president of AIMI (Italian Computer Music Association), and is currently a member of the IEEE CS Technical Committee on Computer Generated Music's executive committee and the associate editor of the Journal of New Music Research. He is responsible for EU IST Projects at the DIST InfoMus Lab and is the author of more than eighty scientific publications.
In 2005 he became the scientific director for the Casa Paganini, a center for excellence in science and multimedia technologies for music and the performing arts: www.casapaganini.org.