Researcher with a double profile – academic and industrial – active in the international Data Science research community since 1998. He published more than 250 scientific papers, many of which in the most prestigious venues of the Data Mining (e.g., KDD, ICDM), Web (e.g., WWW, SIGIR, WSDM), and Databases (e.g., VLDB, SIGMOD, ICDE) research areas, contributing to the state of the art both on the theory and the applications sides. He has a wide experience in several real-world academic, government and industrial Data Science projects in various domains, such as fiscal fraud detection, web mining, social networks analysis, biomedical and genetical data mining in support of solid organ transplantation, data mining for bioinformatics, geographic knowledge discovery and mobility data analysis, promotions analysis, planning and churn prediction in retail domain. He also filed 16 USA patents of which 8 granted, and received the 2013 Yahoo Master Inventor Award. Finally, he has several years experience in the management of research in an industrial lab.
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Scientific Director at ISI Foundation Turin, Italy.
Research Director, Big Data & Data Science, at Eurecat (Technological Center of Catalonia), Barcelona, Spain.
Coordinator of the “Learning and Algorithms for Data Analytics” Research Area at the ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy.
Other positions and roles
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Competence Center Machine Learning Rhine-Ruhr (ML2R).
Member of the Advisory Board of RAIS (Real-time Analytics for Internet of Sports) Marie Curie European Training Network.
Member of the Academic Board of the PhD program in Data Science at La Sapienza University of Rome. Member of the IEEE Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA) Steering Committee.
Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD).
Associate Editor of International Journal of Data Science and Analytics (JDSA).
Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST). Member of the Editorial Board of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DMKD). Member of the ECML PKDD Steering Committee.
He published more than 250 scientific papers, many of which in the most prestigious venues of the Data Mining (e.g., KDD, ICDM), Web (e.g., WWW, SIGIR, WSDM), and Databases (e.g., VLDB, SIGMOD, ICDE) research areas. The complete list of his publications including books, edited volumes, journals, conferences and book chapters can be found at http://www.francescobonchi.com/publications.html.