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Gaetano La Russa Edit Profile

researcher , Civil engineer

Gaetano La Russa, Italian civil engineer, researcher. Achievements include design of interactive robot for human learning activites (RoboBeggar) related to ethical values and fund-raising; development of European Union environmental management. Member municipal committee for international affairs, Joensuu, 2003—2006; Member of Technology Academy Union.

Background

Russa, Gaetano La was born on November 11, 1961 in Calamonaci, Italy. Arrived in Finland, 1987. Son of Giuseppe La Russa and Luigia Di Simone.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering, University Pavia, Italy. Master of Science in Structural and Civil Engineering, University Pavia, 1995.

Career

Vocational school teacher State Schools, Italy, 1995—1996. Desk officer European Commission European Union, Brussels, 1997—1999. Project manager University Joensuu, Finland, 2001—2003, project coordinator Finland, since 2003.

Freelance legal and technical consultant, Italy, 1995—1997. Coordinator and policy promoter in legal matters and standardization European Commission - European Union, Brussels, 1997—1999. Researcher in robotics and computer science department computer science University Joensuu, Finland, since 2001, director research and development projects education technologies unit department computer science, 2002—2006, assistant, computer science department, Finland, 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of interactive robot for human learning activites (RoboBeggar) related to ethical values and fund-raising. Development of European Union environmental management.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member municipal committee for international affairs, Joensuu, 2003—2006. Member of Technology Academy Union.

Connections

Married Birgitta Arja Lappeteläinen, July 25, 1987. Children: Alessandro Paolo Angelo, Caterina Elisa Marianna, Carlotta Sara Susana, Arianna Sofia Aurora, Samuele Luca Archimede.

father:
Giuseppe La Russa

mother:
Luigia Di Simone

spouse:
Birgitta Arja Lappeteläinen

children:
Alessandro Paolo Angelo Russa

Carlotta Sara Susana Russa

Caterina Elisa Marianna Russa

Samuele Luca Archimede Russa

Arianna Sofia Aurora Russa