Scientific CV

1. General Info

Luca A. Ludovico was born in Milan on February 5th, 1977.

In 2003 he took a degree in Informatics Engineering at the Politecnico of Milan. In 2003 he became a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the Università degli Studi di Milano, and he started his research activity under the guide of Prof. G. Haus at LIM - Laboratorio di Informatica Musicale. He obtained a doctor's degree in 2006.

In 1987 he began attending also music courses, and he passed piano and composition exams at the Conservatory of Milan and Bologna.

In 2006 he became a researcher at the Dipartimento di Informatica (Computer Science Department) - Università degli Studi di Milano.

From the academic year 2006/07, he is Aggregate Professor at the Università degli Studi di Milano.

At the University of Milan he served as a member of the executive committee of the Interdepartmental Research Center for Cultural Heritage (from 2007 to its shutdown). At the Department of Computer Science he is member of the following committees: student relocation (from 2007), communication (from 2017), new student orientation (2018). From 2014 to 2017 he is the coordinator of the Bachelor Degree in Music Informatics.

2. Scientific Activity

2.1. Research Areas

2.2. Scientific and Academic Charges

He is reviewer for international scientific journals - e.g., ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, Computer Standards & Interfaces, International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning - and international conferences - e.g. Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR) and International Computer Music Conference (ICMC).
Currently, he is member of the program committee of the ▸International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU), of the technical program committee of the ▸International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning, of the editorial board of ▸Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications (JCSA), of the editorial board of ▸DigitCult - Scientific journal on Digital Cultures.

In 2013 he chaired the session "Learning/Teaching Methodologies and Assessment", in 2016 he chaired "Parallel Session 1", and  in 2018 he chaired the session "Project Based Learning" at the International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU).
In 2016 and 2017 he was chair at the International Conference on New Music Concepts (ICNMC), and in 2017 and 2018 also keynote speaker.
In 2017 he was organizer and session chair of the special track "On-line Resources and Web Technologies for Music Education (MUSEDU)" of the International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL). He was also one of the editors of the published proceedings.

2.3. IEEE 1599 Standard

In the context of IEEE Computer Society Standard Association, in cooperation with the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Generated Music, he worked with chair Goffredo Haus and vice-chair Denis Baggi on the IEEE 1599-2008 standard. He has been a member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Generated Music.

In 2008 he received an official award from the IEEE Computer Society.

Currently, he is working in the revision of the standard, serving as the vice-chair of the IEEE working group.

2.4. Main Projects

3. Teaching

As an expert in music and computer science, he has been teaching at Italian universities, PhD schools and conservatories since 2004.
He held courses on Multimedia music composition, Fundamentals of Computer Science, Laboratory of Music Informatics, and he is currently teaching Music Programming, MIDI Programming and Sound Synthesis at the Università degli Studi di Milano. Details are available ▸here.

Moreover, he has been the advisor and co-advisor for more than 200 Master's degree and Bachelor's degree theses. The complete list is available ▸here.

4. Publications

He has authored more than 100 scientific works in the area of music, multimedia, cultural heritage and education. A complete list of his papers is available ▸here.