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Giulia Barbati

E-mail:
gbarbati@units.it
Courses:
Health Data Analytics
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Giulia Barbati is a researcher in Medical Statistics in the Department of Medical Sciences at the University of Trieste since 2016. She graduated in statistics at the University of Rome “Sapienza” in 1999, and after a period abroad (2000-02 post-lauream grant at University of Lausanne, Switzerland) she completed her Ph.D. in 2006 in Functional Neuroimaging at the University of Chieti, Institute for Advanced Biomedical Technologies (ITAB). Her research interests are focused on survival analysis methods, regression techniques for longitudinal data, joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data. Moreover, she is interested in statistical methods and tools for exploiting informational content of health care administrative data and in machine learning algorithms for risk prediction in large datasets. 

 

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Angelo Bassi

E-mail:
abassi@units.it
Courses:
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computing
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Born in Udine (Italy) in 1973. He was awarded the degree in Physics (Summa cum laude) at the University of Trieste in 1998 and the Ph.D. in Physics in 2001. Subsequently he was Post Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Scientist at the ICTP in Trieste (2002/04) and Marie-Curie Fellow at the Ludwig-Maximillians University in Munich (2004/06). In December 2006 he became staff member of the Department of Physics of the University of Trieste, where now he is associate professor.
He published 80+ articles in international Journals. He is co-organizer of 20 international conferences, workshops, schools on Quantum Mechanics and related topics. He was invited speaker at 40+ international conferences and schools. He has been interviewed by Scientific American and New Scientist with cover stories on testing the quantum superposition principle. He is PI of the 4.4MEur H2020 Project “TEQ: Testing the large scale limits of quantum mechanics”. He was Chair of the COST Action “Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics”, and currently is Chair of the COST Action “Quantum Technologies in Space”.

Ruggero Bellio

E-mail:
ruggero.bellio@uniud.it
Courses:
Statistical Methods for Data Science
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Ruggero Bellio Is Associate Professor of Statistics at the Department Of Economics and Statistics of the University Of Udine. He received the PhD In Statistics from the University of Padova in 2000.  His research interests are likelihood methods, mixed models and their applications in various fields, statistical computing, data mining. He is very keen on the R statistical software
He is currently Co-Editor of the journal Statistical Methods and Applications  and he has served as referee for many statistical journals.

Fabio Benatti

E-mail:
benatti@ts.infn.it
Courses:
Introduction to Quantum Information Theory
Affiliation:
Master degree in Physics:1984 University of Trieste, 
Ph. D: in Mathematical Physics: 1988, SISSA, Trieste
Researcher: 1990-2014, Department of Physics, University of Trieste
Associate Professor: 2014 on, Department of Physics, University of Trieste

Luca Bortolussi

E-mail:
lbortolussi@units.it
Courses:
Statistical Machine Learning, Stochastic Modelling and Simulation
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Since November 2015, I am Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics and Geosciences of the University of Trieste, Italy.  From June 2014 to May 2015, I have been guest professor of Modelling and Simulation at the department of Computer Science of the University of Saarland in Saarbruecken, Germany.  Before that, I was  assistant professor (Ricercatore) of Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics and Geosciences of the University of Trieste, Italy. I graduated in Mathematics at the University of Trieste in 2003 and got a PhD in Computer Science form the University of Udine in 2007. 

Alberto Casagrande

E-mail:
acasagrande@units.it
Courses:
Advanced Programming and Algorithmic Design
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Lorenzo Castelli

E-mail:
castelli@units.it
Courses:
Optimisation Models
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Lorenzo is assistant professor in Operations Research at University of Trieste, where he obtained his Ph.D. in Transportation. Lorenzo’s research has mainly focused on the development of mathematical programming models and algorithms to optimise and manage the European air transport system, both at the strategic and tactical level.This research activity has been carried out through national and international projects funded by the European Union (6th and 7th Framework Program), EUROCONTROL, the SESAR Joint Undertaking, ENAV (the Italian air navigation service provider) and MIUR (the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research), and developed in collaboration with several European academic partners and stakeholders.

Stefano Cozzini

E-mail:
stefano.cozzini@sissa.it
Courses:
Foundations of High Performance Computing
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Dario Della Monica

E-mail:
dario.dellamonica@uniud.it
Courses:
Data Management for Big Data
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Since October 2018 I am Assistant Professor (RTD-A) at the Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche, Informatiche e Fisiche (DMIF) of the University of Udine.
From 2016 to 2018, I have been an "INdAM-Marie Curie" Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (DIETI) of the University "Federico II" of Naples and at the Sección Departamental de Sistemas Informáticos y Computacián of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

From 2013 to 2015, I have been a "RANNIS-Marie Curie" Research Fellow at the School of Computer Science of the Reykjavik University. In 2011, I have been working as a post-doc at University of Salerno. I got my PhD in Computer Science at the University of Udine in 2011 and I got my Bachelor and Master Degree in Computer Science at the University "Federico II" of Naples in 2005 and 2007, respectively.

Gianfranco Fenu

E-mail:
fenu@units.it
Courses:
Dynamic systems
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Massimo Franceschet

E-mail:
massimo.franceschet@uniud.it
Courses:
Data Management for Big Data, Network Science
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I have a Master's Degree and a PhD in Computer Science both at the University of Udine. I did a post-doc at the University of Amsterdam. I worked as Assistant Professor at the University G. D'Annunzio of Chieti and Pescara, and then I moved to the University of Udine. Since December 2016 I am Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Udine. I am interested in data and network science, bibliometrics and generative art. A long time ago I was fond of logic and even before of temporal knowledge. I approached theater, contemporary dance, dance-theater, cinema and contemporary circus. 

Paolo Gallo

E-mail:
paolo.gallo@uniud.it
Courses:
Data Management for Big Data
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Paolo Gallo obtained his MSc in Computer Science from the University of Udine, Italy, in 2009. Currently, he is research fellow at the University of Udine, Italy. His main research interests are in data science and geographical information systems.

Ivan Girotto

E-mail:
igirotto@ictp.it
Courses:
Foundations of High Performance Computing
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Ivan Girotto is appointed at the Abdus Salam, International Centre for Theoretical Physics as High-Performance Computing (HPC) Application Specialist. With more than ten years of experience Ivan Girotto has previously served, as computational scientist, at national supercomputing centres such as CINECA, and later at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC). Today at ICTP, Ivan is co-director and lecturer in number of international workshops and advanced schools as well as in other programs for education and training on parallel programming for scientific computing and HPC (i.e., the joint SISSA/ICTP Master program in HPC). His main activity at the ICTP remains to conduit and support the world-wide community to efficient research production on platforms for high-performance computing. Ivan Girotto is also one of the Principal Investigators of the Europen Centre of Excellence MaX - Materials design at the Exascale.

Luca Heltai

E-mail:
luca.heltai@sissa.it
Courses:
Numerical Analysis
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Carlos Kavka

E-mail:
kavka@esteco.com
Courses:
Software Development Methods
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Carlos Kavka has a PhD in Computer Science from the Université Paris Sud (France). He is currently the Head of Research and Development of ESTECO SpA (Italy), a company specialized in multi-objective design optimization. In particular, he is in charge of the coordination of scientific, technical and technological aspects in most of the research projects in which ESTECO SpA participates. Carlos Kavka has been an Instructor, Lecturer and co-Director of international workshops at the International Center for Theoretical Physics ICTP (Italy) since 1993 till 2012, Professor at the Universidad Nacional de San Luis (Argentina) from 1994 till 2005. He has also participated in research activities at the LHC-CMS CERN experiment from 2005 to 2007.

Luca Manzoni

E-mail:
lmanzoni@units.it
Courses:
Information Retrieval and Data Visualization
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Luca Manzoni is an assistant professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. He will be an assistant professor at the University of Triste from July 2019. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Milano-Bicocca in 2013. In 2012 he obtained a JSPS postdoctoral fellowship and in 2017 he obtained an award as the best young postdoc in Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He has published more than 80 paper in international journal, conferences, and workshops. His interests are in the areas of natural computing models, like P systems, reactions systems, and cellular automata and in the area of evolutionary computation, and genetic programming in particular.

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Matteo Marsili

E-mail:
marsili@ictp.it
Courses:
Information Theory
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Matteo Marsili is a theoretical physicist who gained his PhD from SISSA, Trieste in 1994. After postdoctoral positions in Manchester University, Fribourg University and SISSA, he first joined INFM as a researcher and later the Abdus Salam ICTP, a research center in theoretical physics in Trieste, as a Research Scientist. There, he’s currently the coordinator of the Quantitative Life Sciences Section. He is interested in understanding how collective behaviour results from the interaction of simple units, be them particles in physics, neurons in a brain tissue or traders in financial markets. He exploits techniques that have been developed in statistical physics to unveil the “un-intended consequences” of interdependencies in other domains of life sciences. His research interests range from non-equilibrium statistical physics and critical phenomena to economics and finance. Lately, his interest has focused on statistical inference from high dimensional data, in e.g. systems biology and neuroscience, and it’s connection with critical phenomena. 

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Stefano Maset

E-mail:
maset@univ.trieste.it
Courses:
Advanced Numerical Analysis
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Eric Medvet

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Courses:
Machine Learning and Data Analytics
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Eric Medvet received the degree in Electronic Engineering in 2004 and the PhD degree in Computer Engineering in 2008, both from the University of Trieste, Italy. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering at the Department of Engineering and Architecture of University of Trieste, where he was formerly the dean of the Computer Engineering master program. He is the head of the Machine Learning Lab, which works together with industries to apply ML techniques to many domains such as, e.g., misuse detection in web applications, predictive maintainance of engines, proactive customer care. His research interests include Genetic Programming and Machine Learning applications, on which he authored 65+ scientific papers.

Stefano Mizzaro

E-mail:
mizzaro@uniud.it
Courses:
Information Retrieval
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Marco Molinaro

E-mail:
marco.molinaro@inaf.it
Courses:
Open Data Management and the Cloud
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Laura Nenzi

E-mail:
lnenzi@units.it
Courses:
Cyber-Physical Systems and Reinforcement Learning
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Laura is currently an assitant professor at the department of Mathematics and Geosciences at the University of Trieste. From 2016 to 2018 she was research assistant in the Cyber-Physical system gropu at TU Wien. She received her PhD in Computer Decision and Systems Science (XVIII Cycle) from IMT, in 2016. 

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Paolo Novati

E-mail:
novati@units.it
Courses:
Advanced Numerical Analysis
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Thomas Parisini

E-mail:
t.parisini@gmail.com
Courses:
Dynamic systems
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Francesco Pauli

E-mail:
FRANCESCO.PAULI@deams.units.it
Courses:
Bayesian Statistics
Affiliation:

Francesco Pauli is associate professor in Statistics at Department of Economics, Business, Mathematics and Statistics (DEAMS) of the University of Trieste. He teaches basic statistics in the bachelor in Economics and advanced statistics in the bachelor and master degrees in actuarial science of DEAMS. His work is mainly concerned with Bayesian modeling, in particular hierarchical and mixture models, with applications to epidemiology and social science. He is vice-director of DEAMS and coordinator of the bachelor degree in Statistics of DEAMS.
 

Felice Andrea Pellegrino

E-mail:
fapellegrino@units.it
Courses:
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
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Alberto Policriti

E-mail:
alberto.policriti@uniud.it
Courses:
Algorithms for Massive Data
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Alberto Policriti received his degree in mathematics from the University of Turin in 1984 and his Ph.D. in computer science under the supervision of M. Davis in 1990. From 1989, he has been at the University of Udine, where he is currently Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics. His main research interests are related to Computational Logic and Algorithms: set-theoretic and combinatorial algorithms and problems, modal and temporal logics, and algorithms/models for bioinformatics. He has co-authored two monographs and has supervised or co-supervised 17 doctoral dissertations in logic, algorithms, and bioinformatics. He is one of the four founders of the “Istituto di Genomica Applicata”, has been a member of the scientific committee of GNCS – Istituto di Alta Matematica – and of the EATCS – European Association for Theoretical Computer Science. 

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Gianluigi Rozza

E-mail:
gianluigi.rozza@sissa.it
Courses:
Numerical Analysis
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Remo Sanges

E-mail:
remo.sanges@gmail.com
Courses:
Bioinformatics
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Alberto Sartori

E-mail:
asartori@sissa.it
Courses:
Advanced Programming and Algorithmic Design
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Giuliano Taffoni

E-mail:
giuliano.taffoni@inaf.it
Courses:
Open Data Management and the Cloud
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Giuliano Taffoni (male) PhD in Astrophysics and author of over 70 refereed papers, invited reviews, conference and technical papers. 
He is a development scientist at the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste. His main research activities involves Cosmology, HPC, Distributed Computing and Cloud Computing. 
Since 2006, he actively contributes to the International Virtual Observatory Alliance where he is the deputy coordinator of the Grid and WebServices working group. 
Since 2015 he coordinates the scientific applications WP activity of ExaNest Project for the design and development of the first European Exascale computing infrastructure.

Nicola Torelli

E-mail:
NICOLA.TORELLI@deams.units.it
Courses:
Statistical Methods for Data Science
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Luca Tornatore

E-mail:
tornatore@oats.inaf.it
Courses:
Foundations of High Performance Computing
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Matilde Trevisani

E-mail:
MATILDE.TREVISANI@deams.units.it
Courses:
Machine Learning and Data Analytics
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