Mauro Prevostini

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Civil Status:

Married with Barbara since April 1999. No children.

Working Experiences:

October 2001 - current date: Program Manager at the Faculty of Informatics of USI - Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland);

  • Coordinating the activities with local companies and promoting computer science at local High Schools.
  • Scientific collaborator at the ALaRI Institute for the Master of Science in Cyber Physical and Embedded Systems.
  • Until September 2004 I managed the project for the creation of the Faculty of Informatics.

August 2012 - current date: CEO and co-founder of Dolphin Engineering Sagl

October 2001 - August 2012: Private consultant

January - December 2008: I have been the coordinator for Ticino of the federal initiative called informatica08.

October 1997 - September 2001: Test & Integration Team Manager at The Fantastic Corporation R&D SA (Manno, Switzerland)

  • Managing and allocating Test & Integration Team resources consisting of a Team of 10 Test Engineers and a Test Lab.
  • Leading the development project of the first version (V1.8) of the Fantastic Broadband System.

May 1994 - September 1997: Network Analyst at the Centro Elettronico della BSI Banca della Svizzera Italiana and BossLab (Pregassona, Switzerland)

  • Analyzing and solving Network problems, installing and maintaining LAN/WAN equipment.
  • Leading the development project of a LAN/WAN Network of BSI Banca della Svizzera Italiana in Switzerland, England (London) and  USA (New York).


October 1988 - May 1994: Student at the ETHZ - Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Specialization in General Electronic
  • MSc degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Topic of the thesis "On-Line Recognition of Masticatory Muscles Activity with Long-Time EMG Recorder” at the Department for Biomedical Engineering
  • Topics of semester projects 
    • “Lost of Load in an EPROM Cell” at the Department of “Reliability Science”
    • “ISDN Hardware Enlargement” at the Department of “Technical Computer Science”
  • Exams of Specialization
    • Digitale Regelsysteme (Digital Control Systems)
    • Theorie der Automatik I + II (Automatic Theory I + II)
    • Robotik I (Robotics I)
    • Signale- und Systemanalyse I (Analysis of Signals and Systems I)
    • Schaltungstechnik II (Technik of Circuits II)
    • Lokale Netze (Local Area Networks)


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Spanish Spoken based on few School Knowledges
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:31