Daniela VELLUTINO Curriculum

DANIELA VELLUTINO has a PhD in Communication Science at the University of Salerno and she is currently Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Salerno, where she teaches Public Communication and Institutional Languages.
Her main research themes are the analysis of Italian language for Public Sector Information, more in particular languages for administration and for communication with citizens. She has developed a special interest on Lexicon, Terminology, Specialized Discourse and Language Engineering.
Her latest reasearch project focuses on the study of Sematic Web tecnologies to link annotaded data and domain-specific linguistic resources to models of documents.
In the Department of Political, Social and Communication Sciences she coordinates the work of the "OpenLab for institutional Italian" and she is head of the teaching project  "Diritto di Accesso Civico" (Civic Rights Of Access to Public Sector Information) that aims to experiment te use of Open Data in the different forms of writing for Public Sector. This project has created a community for civic monitoring of public funds, in particular the Structural Funds. 
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She participated to the research group on a multi-criteria approach to evaluating E-procurement web sites. She contributed to several papers presented in conferences, including: 2nd European Conference on E-Government-ECEG 2002 (1-2 october 2002, St. Catherine College, Oxford); 12th IPSERA Conference (April 14-16 2003, Budapest); XV Riunione Scientifica Annuale AiIG (14-15 ottobre 2004, Napoli); 13th IPSERA Conference (4-7 aprile 2004, Catania); 4th European Conference on e-Government (17-18 giugno 2004,Trinity College, Dublino).
She participates to the research groups of  "Società Internazionale di Filologia e Linguistica Italiana (SLFI)" ,“Associazione italiana per la Terminologia”; “Rete panlatina di Terminologia (Realiter)”; "Società di Linguistica italina (SLI)", "Rete per l'Eccellenza dell'Italiano istituzionale (REI) della Commissione Europea (DG Trad)
Recent publications include the volumes "Comunicare in Europa. Lessici istituzionali e terminologie specialistiche" (Milano, Educatt, in press) and "Lessico delle donne di “potere” nei processi di comunicazione istituzionale" (Salerno, Plectica, 2009).