Umberto Straccia (born 29 September 1965) is an Italian Computer Scientist. He is mainly known for his contributions in the context of Fuzzy Logic and Semantic Web Languages, such ss fuzzy RDFS and fuzzy OWL and various fuzzy variants of Logic programming,     and is arguably one of the founders and major experts of this field of research .
Umberto Straccia, PhD, was born in Zürich and grew up in Embrach (Switzerland). He received his doctorate in computer science from the University of Dortmund. He's currently working as Senior Scientist at the Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.
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