Institute of information science and technologies "Alessandro Faedo" (ISTI)

Logo Institute of information science and technologies



Phone number: +39 050 6212929


c/o Area di Ricerca di Pisa
Via Giuseppe Moruzzi, 1 - 56124 Pisa (PI)
Phone number: 0506212878
Fax: 0503152811



CNR-ISTI is the largest CNR institute for Computer Science, with a staff of around 220 employees. ISTI is committed to produce scientific excellence and to play an active role in technology transfer. The domain of competence covers Computer Science & Technologies and a wide range of applications. The activity aims at increasing knowledge, developing and testing new ideas and widening the application areas. ISTI is actively involved in collaborations with the academic world and in cooperative research and development programs, both national and international. In addition, ISTI is strongly involved in teaching activities, at bachelor, masters and PhD levels, contributing with a variety of training initiatives in cooperation with national and international universities. The Institute also has a very solid expertise and reputation in the design and deployment of e-infrastructures and in technology transfer activities oriented towards industry or the public administration.
Most of the research activity of the Institute is developed in the context of the Engineering, ICT, Energy and Transport Technologies Department (DIITET) of CNR, some of the research activity is also developed in the framework of other CNR thematic departments, such as Human and Social Sciences-Cultural Heritage, Physical Sciences and Matter Technologies, Biomedical Sciences.
The scientific activity is organized into 6 thematic areas and 12 research laboratories, each having a wide scientific and administrative autonomy. These thematic areas, the research labs and the main research topics are reported below.