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Ilaria De Munari received the Electronic Engineering degree from the University of Parma, Italy in 1991. She got the Ph.D. degree in Information Technologies in 1995. From 1997 to 2004, she was with the Dept. of Information Engineering of the University of Parma as Research Assistant and from 2004 as Associate Professor. From 2024 she is a Full Professor in Electronics at the same University. Her present teaching commitments include the courses of “Architecture of Digital Systems" and "Electronic System Design". In the past she taught also "Reliability of Electronic Devices and Systems", "Fundamentals of Electronics", "Quality in Electronics" and "Elements and Laboratory of Digital Electronic”. Her area of interest was initially the reliability of semiconductor devices with particular attention to the metal line interconnection degradation mechanisms, cooperating to several national and international projects. In this field, she developed new reliability measurement techniques as well as physical models of degradation phenomena for electron devices. Later, she worked on modelling of ultra-thin and permeable gate MOS devices and on circuit level simulations, studying the impact of these devices on the performances of digital and analog integrated circuits. In this framework, she collaborated in developing a mixed-mode simulation technique able to combine pure physical and circuit models. She participated to the COFIN 2000 project "Design and test of integrated circuits based on permeable-gate MOS devices" locally coordinated by Prof. P. Ciampolini, where his unit was in charge of designing digital and analog IC's in advanced CMOS technology, and she locally coordinated the COFIN 2006 on design and simulation of circuits and systems in emerging CMOS technologies. Her research interests included the design of low-power digital integrated circuits and power-aware applications. As scientific coordinator of Parma Unit, she was involved in the design of "Radio Identification UHF systems for food traceability" in the framework of the Italian Regional Project PRRIITT and with the network lab SITEIA (Safety, Technologies and Innovation for the Agro-food sector). In this field, she collaborated to design a standard-cell library, devoted to power-limited circuitry, and to the definition of system level methodologies for power-aware digital integrated circuits. For some years, she has been involved in several activities related to assistive technologies at Parma University, managing some projects in this field. In particular, she actively participated to an agreement among Parma University, Provincia di Parma, AUSL Parma and some municipalities in the Parma region, aimed at the implementation of "A nostra ca'" (i.e., "At our home") project, co-funded by Regione Emilia Romagna and aimed at the exploitation of ICT technologies to foster elderly "ageing at home". She has partecipated also to the AALISABETH (Ambient-Aware LIfeStyle tutor, Aiming at a BETter Health, founded by Regione Marche, Italy) project and to three projects funded in the framework of European Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme in collaboration with other european partners: FOOD (Framework for Optimizing the prOcess of FeeDing) project, HELICOPTER project (Healthy Life support through Comprehensive Tracking of individual and Environmental Behaviors), ENSAFE (Elderly-oriented, Network-based Services Aimed at independent life). She is lead coordinator, in collaboration with Prof. P. Ciampolini to the NOAH (Not Alone at Home) project, always within the European Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme. Her current research interests include the design of digital systems based on microcontrollers and field-programmable gate arrays. In particular, she has been involved in the design of sensors for human activity recognition, electrochemical applications, and the evaluation of battery state of charge through machine learning algorithms. Moreover, she dealt with the FPGA implementation of arithmetic circuits and error correction code techniques, and she participated, in collaboration with colleagues in chemistry, to the development of a portable IoT potenziostat for health and agrifood applications. From 2022, she is coordinating the O.U. Computer Science and Electronic Sensor Unit of the PNRR project METROFOOD-IT - Strengthening of the Italian Research Infrastructure for Metrology and Open Access Data in support to the Agrifood, dedicated to the design of e-tongue and e-nose devices to detect food fraud. She has authored or co-authored over 100 papers in technical journals or proceedings of international conferences. In 2008, she was among the founders of I-Cubo Srl, an IT spin-off originated from academic research, she was one of the managing directors until 2017. She was also co-founder of another spin-off in 2002 (SiliS srl) and of a small enterprise in 2008 (Reloc srl). She is Associate Editor for the journal IEEE ACCESS.

every Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014




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Parco Area delle Scienze, 181/A
43124 PARMA