Leila De Floriani is a professor of Computer Science at the University of Genova since 1990,
and the founder of the Geometry and Graphics group. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland at College Park.
She is the Director of the PhD Program in Computer Science and Systems Engineering at the University of Genova. Leila De Floriani has
written over 280 publications in the fields of computer graphics, visualization, geometric modeling, shape and image analysis,
and geographic data processing, which have appeared in major international journals and conferences. The main focus of
her research is in geometric modeling for scientific visualization, terrain modeling and computer graphics, and in topological data analysis.
Leila De Floriani is the Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. She is an Associate Editor
of Graphical Models and of ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems, and a member of the editorial board of GeoInformatica.
She has been an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, and a member of the editorial board of
Computer Aided Design and of the International Journal of Geographic Information Science. She has served on the program committee of all
major international conferences in the areas of geometric and shape modeling, computer graphics, visualization, and geographic data processing,
and has coordinated both national and international research projects in these areas. She is a Member of ACM, a Senior Member of IEEE and a
Fellow of the International Association for Patten Recognition (IAPR).