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Federico Fontana

Federico Fontana, Italian electronics engineer, computer science educator. Achievements include patents for digital audio system for noise reduction; research in models for the virtual reproduction of musical instruments; research in models for audio signal processing; research in audio equalization system.

Background

  • Fontana, Federico was born on May 28, 1969 in Pordenone, Italy. Son of Giorgio Fontana and Milly Lenna.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in electronic engineering, University of Padua, Italy, 1988—1995. Doctor of Philosophy in computer science, University of Verona, 2000—2002.

    Career

    • Audio engineer UH S.A., 1996—1997. Research assistant Civil Service Commission - University of Padua, 1997—1998. R&d consultant Generalmusic s.r.l., Italy, 1998—2000, STMicroelectronics, 1998—2000, Consorzio Venezia Ricerche, 1999—2000.

      Research scientist Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2001—2001. Research assistant University of Verona, since 2002, assistant professor computer science, since 2005. Consultant in field, 1998—2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for digital audio system for noise reduction. Research in models for the virtual reproduction of musical instruments. Research in models for audio signal processing.

      Research in audio equalization system.

    Personality

    Interests

    Amateur drum player, winter & summer sports.

    Connections

    • Life partner Rossella Martello. Children: Nicolo, Vittorio.
    • father: Giorgio Fontana
    • mother: Milly Lenna
    • children: Nicolo Fontana
    • Vittorio Fontana
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    Born May 28, 1969
    (age 48)
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    • 1996 - 1997
      Audio engineer, UH Societe Anonyme
    • 1997 - 1998
      research assistant, Civil Service Commission - University of Padua
    • 1998
      r&d consultant, Generalmusic s.r.l.
      Italy
    • 1998
      r&d consultant, Generalmusic s.r.l.
    • 1999
      r&d consultant, Generalmusic s.r.l.
    • 2001 - 2001
      research scientist, Helsinki University of Technology
      Finland
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