Gabriella Pasi is a Full Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca / Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication (DISCo), where she leads the Information and Knowledge Representation, Retrieval, and Reasoning (IKR3) Research Lab. She currently holds the role of Head of Department and she is also Pro-rector for International Relations.
Her main research interests are related to Natural Language Processing (in particular in connection with the tasks of Information Retrieval and Information Filtering), Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, and User Modeling. She is an Associate Editor of several international journals and has participated in the organization of several international events, in both roles of general and program chair. She is a Fellow of the IFSA and she is co-director of the ELLIS Unit of Milano.
She has been both coordinator and PI of several international research projects. She has published more than 250 papers in international journals and books, and on the proceedings of international conferences.
Rishabh Upadhyay is a Research Fellow at the University of Milano-Bicocca / Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication (DISCo). His research interests are related to Machine and Deep Learning, Information Retrieval, and Social Computing.
He is currently working within the EU Horizon 2020 ITN/ETN DoSSIER project on Domain-Specific Systems for Information Extraction and Retrieval, particularly on the project “Assessing Credibility, Value, and Relevance”.
He was one of the co-organizers of Task 2: Consumer Health Search, at CLEF 2021 eHealth Lab Series. He has recently published papers at International Conferences on the topic of Health Misinformation Detection.
Marco Viviani is an Associate Professor at the Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca / Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication (DISCo), on topics connected to Social Computing, Trust and Reputation Management, Information Retrieval, Text Mining, and Natural Language Processing.
He is involved in the organization of several research initiatives. He was General Co-chair of MDAI 2019 and organized several Workshops and Special Tracks at International Conferences, including ROMCIR 2021 and 2022: Workshops on Reducing Online Misinformation through Credible Information Retrieval.
He is Associate Editor of “Social Network Analysis and Mining”, and Guest Editor of several Special Issues in International Journals, among which the “Special Issue on Health Misinformation on Social Media”, in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. He has published more than 80 research works in International Journals, at International Conferences, as Monographs and Book Chapters.
- Lorraine Goeuriot, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
- Sanda Harabagiu, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
- Liadh Kelly, Maynooth University, Ireland
- Dongwon Lee, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
- Yelena Mejova, ISI Foundation, Italy
- Marinella Petrocchi, Institute of Informatics and Telematics (CNR), Italy
- Michael Sirivianos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
- Xingyi Song, University of Sheffield, UK
- Hanna Suominen, Australian National University, Australia
- Francesca Spazzano, Boise State University, USA
- Angelo Spognardi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
- Bei Yu, Syracuse University, USA
- Arkaitz Zubiaga, Queen Mary University of London, UK