Vincenzo Lombardo

Full professor of Informatics
Department of Informatics icona mappa and CIRMA icona mappa
Università degli Studi di Torino
Torino, Italy
Email: First dot last names, the at thing followed by university shortening dot country initials
Phone: +39 011 6706722 / 4210 

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Latest news

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  • 21 November 2023 - MAHS Special Seminar at Kyoto University
    Interoperable Database and Virtual Reality for Archaeological Investigations and Storytelling
  • 17 November 2023 - RIDC Seminar at Okayama University
    Interactive-Storytelling: A Cross-Media Approach to Writing, Producing and Editing with AI
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  • September 2023 - Book, with Antonio Pizzo and Rossana Damiano has been published.
    Interactive-Storytelling: A Cross-Media Approach to Writing, Producing and Editing with AI.
    20% discount (valid through December 2023): code ESA32.
    Taking a cross-media approach to the ever-changing field of digital storytelling, this book offers an essential introduction to producing and editing interactive storytelling content, and to the platforms that host it. Interactive Storytelling is recommended reading for professionals as well as advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of interactive entertainment, multimedia design and production, and digital journalism.


Vincenzo Lombardo PhD, born in 1964, is a Full Professor of Informatics, at the University of Turin, Italy (Department of Informatics).
He doctorated in Computer Science in the Turin-Milan University Consortium (1993). He is the President of CIRMA (Interdepartmental Centre for Research on Multimedia and Audiovideo).

He is a member of the Scientific Board of international PhD programme Technology for Culture. At public company Virtual Reality & Multi Media Park, he has run the Art-Science Alliance Laboratory (ASA Lab) from 2004 to 2012 (see videos on Vimeo at the company account and the personal account), as a multimedia designer and producer.
He has been the principal investigator of the EU-funded project VEP (Virtual Electronic Poem), of the national project DramaTour, of the regional project CADMOS (Character-centred Annotation of Dramatic Media ObjectS). He is a key-person and workpackage leader in EU-project Beyond archaeology.
His research concerns methodologies, models and applications of informatics, and AI in particular, for interdisciplinary challenges, such as semantic annotation and visualization for heritage metadata, multimedia design, natural language processing, and cognitive modeling. His papers are published in international journals, books, conference proceedings. He is also active as a multimedia designer and producer.