Associate Professor in Genova, Italia
Riccardo Berta was born in Savona in 1974. He received master and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from the University of Genoa, in 1999 and 2003, respectively.
Since December 2018, he is Associate Professor at the University of Genoa. In particular, he teach Digital Electronics and Makers approach for electronic design in the Electronic and Information Technology Bachelor Course; Autonomous Agents and Machine Learning in the Electronic Engineering Master Course.
His research activity is focused on software platform for the Internet of Things and Tiny Machine Learning.
He has been cooperating since 1998 with the Elios Lab research team. From 2003 to 2010 he was a postdoc researcher at the Department of Biophysical and Electronic Engineering (DIBE); from 2011 to 2018 he was Assistant Professor at the Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Naval Architecture Department (DITEN).
Prof. Berta is author of more than 120 scientific publications in journals, international books, and conference proceedings. He is Associate Editor of the Entertainment Computing journal and of the International Journal of Serious Games. He is a member of the Program Committee and Publications Chair for the International Conference Series GALA (Game and Learning Alliance) and for the Applications in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment and Society (ApplePies) International Conference.
He has been a reviewer for several international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Games, Sensors, Elsevier Entertainment Computing, IEEE Software, Elsevier Computer & Graphics, Elsevier Computer & Education, etc..
Prof. Berta has been involved in the technical and management activities of several research projects funded by EU and MIUR, like Hi-Drive (2021), L3Pilot (2018), [email protected] (2016) and Game and Learning Alliance NoE (2014).
He is founding member of the Serious Games Society (SGS), senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
In 2021 he is elected coordinator of the Electronic Systems and Application research area of the Italian Electronic Society (SIE).
In 2023 he received the National Scientific Qualification to function as full professor in Italian Universities in Computer Engineering.
Selected publications can be found here.