The Interaction section of MIPS Lab has its origins in the Computer Semiotics Laboratory (CSLab), established in 2007 by the late Prof. Piero Mussio, Full Professor in Computer Science at Università degli Studi di Milano.



Piero Mussio
Daniela Fogli
Loredana Parasiliti Provenza
Andrea Marcante
Stefano Valtolina
Barbara Rita Barricelli
Michele Sciarabba
Li Zhu (Julie)
Claudia Iacob
Alessandro Martin


Paolo Bottoni
Augusto Celentano
Giuseppe Fresta
Maria Francesca Costabile
Stefano Levialdi

Some of the most important milestones in CSLab activity:

  • CoPDA workshops 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Workshop “CDCH 2012: Creative Design for Interdisciplinary Projects in Cultural Heritage”, held in conjunction with VL/HCC 2012 Conference. Innsbruck, Austria. October 4th, 2012.
  • “EtrusCHI? Archeologi e informatici alla scoperta del patrimonio etrusco” - The CSLab in collaboration with the Etruscologists of Università degli Studi di Milano took part to the Researchers' Night 2012, MEETmeTONIGHT. September 28, 2012
  • Stefano Valtolina: Ph.D. course “Social Creativity and Cultures of Participation” – February 20th to April 12th 2012
  • Gerhard Fischer: Ph.D. course “Human-Centered Computing Themes for the Future” – February 20-22, 2012

  • Anders Morch: Ph.D. course “Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Learning” – April 2-3, 2012

  • Workshop “Creativity and complexity in interdisciplinary design teams”. Tarquinia, Italy. July 11-12 2011.
  • Piero Mussio: Ph.D. course “Modelling processes, multimedia interaction and communities” June 2010
  • First EUD4Services workshop, held in conjunction with AVI2010 Conference. Rome, Italy. May 25th, 2010.
  • DESIRE Project: Creative Design for Innovation in Science and Technology - Initial Training Network, EU Framework 7, Marie Curie Programme – 2008-2012
  • First International Summer School “Theories of Creative Design for innovation in science and technology” - Palazzo Feltrinelli – Università degli Studi di Milano - Gargnano del Garda (BS), Italy - September 20-26, 2009
  • Alan Dix - Ph.D course on “Human Computer Interaction: Exploring the outer limits” – 12-14 maggio 2009
  • Henry Linger – Seminar “Developing ICT Application to Support Knowledge Work: an Exploration of Theoretical, Conceptual and Methodological Issues” – 18 novembre 2008
  • Clarisse Sieckenius de Souza – Seminar “Getting HCI designers' message across to users” - September 10, 2008
  • Athula Ginige  - Seminar “Supporting co-evolution of Web based Information Systems using Meta-Design Paradigm” - July 13 2007