The Information Engineering Department (DII) has been established in 2011, from the merging of the Department of Biomedical, Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering and the Department of Informatics, Management and Automation Engineering.
The Department is structured in a number of research groups collecting researchers having homogeneous scientific interests. Research is supported by several laboratories and computer facilities. Most of the researchers have strict collaborations with other universities, agencies and institutes, all over the world, and participate to national and international research programs. At the same time, they devote special attention to the technology transfer towards public and private companies, and to the cooperation with the local social and economic context.
The high quality of the developed research activity is documented by a very large number of publications yearly produced (in 2010, more than 220) and included in top-level international journals, conference proceedings and books chapters. The Department also disseminates scientific and technical knowledge through Department colloquia (seminars periodically held by its researchers), guest seminars (taught by guest researchers from outside the Department); and distinguished lectures by internationally recognized researchers from the Information Engineering areas.