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Emanuele Della Valle is a Researcher at the Department of Electronics and Information of the Politecnico di Milano. He started CEFRIEL ’s Semantic Web Activities in 2001 and he is coordinating the Semantic Web group since 2004. He is Service Coordinator for Testbeds and Challenges of Semantic Technology Institute - International . His activities include research, education and industrial projects.

His major research interest is in semantic technologies and in particular in translating them into business opportunities by performing research that is justified and guided by business needs. Following this strategy, he is Project and Scientific Manager of the European project Service-Finder which aims at realizing Web Service Discovery at Web Scale exploiting Semantic and Web 2.0 technologies. He is Technical Manager of the European Project SEEMP which aims at prototyping a semantic interoperability middleware for e-employment services. He participates to the research activities of the research projects LarKC , NeP4B and TripCom . Between 2004 and 2006, he was deputy Technical and Scientific Manager of the European Project COCOON. His work on Semantic Web Service was evaluated “the most complete solution presented at Phase-II of Semantic Web Service Challenge” and received the IBM Faculty Award in 2006.

His education activities include lecturing: Software Project Management at Politecnico di Milano; Knowledge Engineering at Università dell’Insubria; a tutorial about Realizing Semantic Web Applications at BIS 2008 and ISWC 2008; and several industrial short courses for CEFRIEL centered on future evolution of the Web. In 2008 he was author of the first Italian Semantic Web book. Between 2004 and 2007, he was lecturer of Advance Information Systems at Politecnico di Milano.

His industrial projects are focused on bring innovation in enterprises and public bodies. Since 2006 he is working on a business opportunity for starting up a company centered on Squiggle (CEFRIEL’s Semantic Search Engine). The business idea of Squiggle was evaluated among the best 10 submitted to Obiettivo ICT in 2006, it received the second prize at StartCup Milano Lombardia in 2008 and it was nominated for Premio Nazionale Innovazione 2008. His consultancy activities include feasibility studies for Web portals, search engines and document management systems; support in developing portals and search engines that combines Semantic Technologies and Web 2.0; and support in information systems integration using SOA, Web 2.0 and Semantic Technologies.

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