Enrico Nicolò

He was born in Rome, Italy, in 1957, and received the Doctor Laurea degree in electronic engineering, summa cum laude, from the Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy, in 1983.

He is a senior engineering research scientist at Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, where he deals with user experience of communication technologies, with a focus on young and elderly users.

He has gained experience as a scenario methodologist, project-network modeller and simulationist, telecommunications networks and services scholar, multimedia science laboratory designer, electromagnetic field biohazard investigator as well as information and communication professional applied ethicist.

He has developed ethical-risk analysis and created a quantitative method useful to evaluate the socio-psychological and moral impact due to potentially harmful contents of images, such as those relevant to TV and motion picture or those conveyed through the Internet, paying particular attention to the safety of the most vulnerable individuals, such as minors. He has also dealt with the language of photographic communication.

Prior to joining FUB in 1986, he was for three years with S.E.S.A. Italia, where he worked on telephone and packet-switched data networks.