My area of work is applied data science with specific expertise on social/urban computing and computer-supported cooperative work. I have published more than 60 peer-reviewed papers in the field, also receiving best paper awards in top venues such as ACM CSCW (2017).
Funded Research & Knowledge Exchange Projects
[From September 2010 to March 2012] Marie Curie Fellowship for Career Development (FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IEF) project at University College London, UK. Project number: 254623. Project title: "Community Folks – Identification and exploitation of user communities for efficiently handling large-scale folksonomies". Role: Project coordinator. Amount: £100,000.
[From April 2016 to November 2016] Project name: MACACO (EPSRC) – Mobile context-Adaptive CAching for COntent-centric networking. Project partners: Inria, University College London, Irit, National Research Council of Italy, UFmG, SUPSI, INP-ENSEEIHT. Role: Post-doctoral Research Associate.
[From September 2015 to November 2015] Project name: LASAGNE (EU) – multi-LAyer SpAtiotemporal Generalized NEtworks. Project partners: Medical University of Vienna from Austria, Queen Mary University of London, University of Cambridge, University of Birmingham from UK, Universitat de Barcelona, IFISC (UIB-CSIC) from Spain, CNRS from France. Role: Post-doctoral Research Associate.
[From January 2015 to August 2015] Project name: Intel Center on Sustainable Connected Cities. Project partners: Intel, Imperial, University College London (UCL). Role: Post-doctoral Research Associate.
[From January 2014 to December 2014] Project name: 3cixty (EIT-ICT Labs) – a Platform for Apps and Services Offering Comprehensive Views for City Visitors. Project partners: DFKI, Stichting Novay and Deutsches Forschungszentrum fur Kunstliche Intell from Germany, University College London (UCL) from UK, Inria, Thales and Eurecom from France, Centro Ricerche Fiat, Politecnico di Milano, Telecom Italia from Italy. Role: Task Leader of the “Support for Active Crowdsourcing” task and Post-doctoral Research Associate.
[From August 2013 to December 2013] Project name: Travel Dashboard (EIT-ICT Labs) – a Framework for the Delivery of Personalised Mobility Services to Urban Travellers. Project partners: Alcatel/Lucent from Ireland and Belgium, Ambientic, Inria, Systematic and Thales from France, Transport for London (TfL) and University College London (UCL) from the UK. Role: Post-doctoral Research Associate.
[From April 2012 to July 2013] Project name: iTOUR (EC) – intelligent Transport system for Optimized URban trips. Project partners: FIAT Group Automobiles S.p.A., MAGMA S.R.L., Graphitech Foundation, FORMIT Foundation, ULA Srl, PTV, Planung Transport Verkehr AG, TU/e, Technisch Universiteit Eindhoven, Cad- zow Communications Consulting Ltd., University College London (UCL). Role: Post-doctoral Research Associate.