I was born in Turin (Italy) in 1982. I got my Laurea degree cum laude in Computer Science in September 2007 at the University of Turin. I got the PhD in Computer Science in January 2011.
In 2007, I was involved in a collaboration between the univeristy of Torino and Telecom Italia Lab (TiLab) on TV contents classification and recommendation, text-based enrichment of domain ontologies and analysis of contexts of use.
In 2007, I was “visiting student” at the Arizona State University (ASU), under the supervision of prof. K. Selcuk Candan and prof. Maria Luisa Sapino, working on text mining and latent semantic analysis.
In January 2008 I won the prize “Best Master Thesis” in Information and Communication Technology (Premio Zucca 2008, Italy). The thesis was a work on the unsupervised extraction of ontologies from texts.
From January 2009 to August 2009 I did an internship at Telefonica Research in Madrid, Spain, under the supervision of Alejandro Jaimes and Enrique-Frias Martinez. The topics faced in this collaboration were user modeling, interactive query systems, data visualization, and optimization in data visualization.
I got the PhD in Computer Science in January 2011, and I’m currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Turin under the supervision of prof. Guido Boella, working on Natural Languages Processing, Information Extraction, and Data Mining.
I obtained the National Scientific Qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) as Associate Professor in Computer Science in 2017.
I’m currently enrolled as Assistant Professor (type-b researcher).