Professional activities


September 2004: “Best Paper Award” of the conference “The 2004 IEEE/WIC/ACM WI-IAT Joint Conference (International Conference on Web Intelligence and on Intelligent Agent Technology)”, “An Online Recommender System for Large Web Sites”, R. Baraglia, F. Silvestri.

Supervisor of PhD/Master/Bechelor Thesis

Marco Pasquali’s PhD Thesis at IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies: Design and evaluation of scalable approaches to schedule a stream of batch jobs in large-scale grids.

Gabriele Capannis PhD Thesis at Dipartimento di informatica Università di Pisa: The Impact of Novel Computing Architectures on Large-Scale Distributed Web IR Systems

Gianmarco De Francisci Morales at IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies: Cloud computing for large scale data analysis

Supervisor of master and bachelor thesis at Information Science Department of Pisa University.

Events in which I was involved

PC member of SMART 2012, MCCSIS 2012, 

Workshop Chairs, P2P-RDM Workshop, Co-located with the 11th IEEE CIT 2011.

PC member of AICCSA 2011,  IEEE/ACM IUCC 2011, IEEE CIT 2011, InfoSecHiComNet 2011, GECCO 2011, CSE/I-SPAN/IUCC 2011, WSEAS 2011.

PC member of LSDS‐IR 2010,  IADIS MCCSIS 2010, P2P‐DVE 2010, CIT 2010, SDIA 2010.

PC member of The 10th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-08)

PC member of the Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing, PDP.

PC member of the European PVM/MPI Users’ Group conference.

PC member of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO.

Organizer of the Third International ICST Conference on Scalable Information Systems, Infoscale 2008.

PC member of Second International ICST Conference on Scalable Information Systems, Infoscale 2007.

PC member of Workshop on Information Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks, within ACM Fifteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2006.

PC member of the European Grid Conference, EGC2005.

Organizer of the Heterogeneous and Distributed Information Retrieval workshop, SIGIR 2005.

Organizer of the Metachem, Metacomputing for Cooperative Innovative Computational Chemical Applications workshop, European COST Action in chemistry, Brussels 26-27 November 1999.

Organizer of the Advanced Workshop on Programming Tool for Parallel Machines, 22-25 Giugno 1993, Alimini, Otranto (LE), Italy.

Organizer of the course “Gli ipercubi: ambienti di sviluppo, tecniche di programmazione, applicazioni”, Istituto CNUCE, 1992.

Organizer of the course “Programmazione di nuove architetture parallele: gli ipercubi e i loro ambienti di sviluppo software”, Consorzio Pisa Ricerche, 1991.

Organizer of the 1° Summer School on Computational Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of di Perugia, 31 June - 13 July 1991, Perugia, Italy.

Organizer of the International Workshop: Parallel Computing for Chemical Reactivity, 31 August - 1 September, 1990, Perugia, Italy.

Reviewer for IEE TPDS, IEEE TC, FGCS.


Mining di Dati Web - Corso di laurea specialistica in Informatica e Tecnologie Informatiche, Università degli Studi di Pisa, Anni.Accademici 2005-2006 e 2006-2007.

Strumenti per lo sviluppo di meta-applicazioni: PVM, integrativo del corso Sistemi di elaborazione dell’informazione: applicazioni parallele, Corso di Laurea in Informatica, Università degli Studi di Pisa, anno accademico 1999/2000.

Architetture Parallele, integrativo dell’insegnamento ufficiale Architetture degli Elaboratori, Diploma Universitario in Informatica, Università degli Studi di Perugia, anni accademici 1994/1995 e 1995/1996.

Sistemi operativi per elaboratori vettoriali e paralleli, integrativo dell’insegnamento ufficiale Sistemi Operativi, Scuola Diretta a Fini Speciali in Informatica, Università degli Studi di Perugia, anni accademici 1991-1992, 1992-1993, 1993-1994.