Umberto Maniscalco, Ph.D.


Umberto Maniscalco received his Ph.D. in Electrical, Communication and Computer Engineering from the University of Palermo in December 1998 and his Dr. Ing. (Laurea) degree in Electrical Engineering from the Università degli studi di Palermo in Novembre 1994.

Since 2000 he taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses at the College of Architecture and of Engineering. He has participated and participate to several local, national and international research projects.

He has industry experience as software analyst and software designer. He has also experience as legal technical consultant.

Umberto Maniscalco is coauthor of over 30 scientific publications. He is a member of the AIxIA,  SIREN,  IMEKO, International Neural Network Society, European Neural Network Society & Japanese Neural Network Society.


Applied Scientist

Istituto di Calcolo e Reti ad Alte Prestazioni

Italian National Research Council

Office:     Viale delle Scienze

                Building 11, II Floor

                90128 Palermo, Italy

Phone:    +39 091 8031064

Fax:         +39 091 484072

e-mail:     umberto[at]


Current Appointment

Responsible of research on ICT technologies and methodologies applied to cultural heritage monitoring and conservation.

Research interests

Soft Sensors
Content Based Retrieval
Neural Networks