Research Interests:Dr. Claudio Privitera's research interest covers several aspects of biological and computational vision, eye movements and visual attention. His research interests are also in the area of the human pupil system with a specific emphasis to clinical, psychological and cognitive applications. He received the Laurea degree in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 1991. From 1992 to 1995 he held a doctoral fellowship within the National Research Program on Bioengineering working at DIST, Department of Informatics, Systems, and Telecommunications of the University of Genoa, Italy. He graduated summa cum laude in 1995. In 1994 he visited Laboratorie Scribens, Ecole Polytechnique, Universite de Montreal. From 1995 to 1996 he held a postdoctoral position at ICSI, the International Computer Science Institute of Berkeley. In 1996 he joined the Neurology and Telerobotics Units directed by Lawrence Stark, at the School of Optometry of the University of California at Berkeley, and he was appointed Lecturer at the Mechanical Engineering Department.