Giancarlo Succi holds a Laurea Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Genova, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a PhD in Computer and Electrical Engineering again from the University of Genoa, Italy (December 1993). He has passed the habilitation certification as professional engineering both in Italy and in Canada and he has consulted for several organizations worldwide. He has been a Professor at the Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, University of Calgary, Canada holding also various administrative positions.
Giancarlo Succi has taught a variety of academic and industrial courses throughout his career in Software Engineering, Programming Languages, and Mobile, Distributed, and Centralized Operating Systems. He has organized various international conferences and other scientific and educational events. His research interests are in empirical software engineering, open source, mobile and energy aware systems, software reuse, and software product lines.
He is the author of 5 and editor of 12 books and over than 370 publications.