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Luca Iori

Luca Iori


PhD in Science, Technology, and Humanities, University of Bologna (2010-2013).


Office address:
CIS – Department of Philosophy and Communication
University of Bologna
Via Zamboni 38
40126 Bologna


February 2010: Course in Computational Ontologies, University of Bologna

October 2009: Laurea Magistrale in Philosophical Sciences, University of Bologna, Cum Laude. Dissertation topic: Genes in the Genome Era. Supervisors: Professor Giuliano Pancaldi (History of science), Professor Anna Guagnini (History of technology).

October 2007: Laurea in Philosophy, University of Bologna. Dissertation topic: Growth, Equilibrium, Instability - Alan Turing: a mathematician’s incursions into biology. Supervisors: Professor Giuliano Pancaldi (History of science), Professor Giorgio Sandri (Philosophy of science).


History of Agricultural Genetics in Italy and Europe during the first half of the 20th century, Nazareno Strampelli (1866-1942), History of Genetics, Anthropology of Biology, Green Biotech.


L. Iori, 'Electrical Hybrids' in G. Pancaldi, Electricity and Life, episodes in the history of hybrid objects, Bologna, CIS, 2011.


L. Iori, Agricultural Genetics in Italy, Three Societies Meeting, Philadelphia 12 July 2012.

Linguistic competences

Good knowledge of spoken and written English.

Computer skills

Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows (7, Xp, Vista etc.), Microsoft Office. Good Knowledge of other OS (OSX, Gnu/Linux Ubuntu and other distributions) and other office applications (iWork, OpenOffice, AbiWord etc). Basic knowledge of LaTeX and HTML.

Basic knowledge of pattern-based computational ontologies (OWL language, XD plugin).

Basic skills in design with open source software (GIMP, Inkscape, Komposer)


Singing, playing guitar, reading.