Donatella Sciuto received her Laurea in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and an MBA from Bocconi University.
She is currently the Executive Vice Rector of the Politecnico di Milano and Full Professor in Computer Science and Engineering. She is in charge of International relations for Engineering and of Research Strategies. Her interests cover also ICT infrastructure and services, teaching innovation and MOOCs, diversity inclusion.
Her main research interests cover the methodologies for the design of embedded systems and multicore systems considering issues of performance, power and security. More recently she has been involved in managing research projects in the area of smart cities and in the application of new ICT technologies to different application fields.
She has published over 300 scientific papers.
She is a Fellow of IEEE (The world's largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology) for her contributions in embedded system design.
She has served as Vice-President of Finance and then President of the IEEE Council of Electronic Design Automation from 2009 to 2013 and she serves in different capacities in IEEE Awards Committees, in scientific boards of IEEE journals and conferences.
She is a Board member of the Bank of Italy, Human Technopole, Avio and Raiway.