ITALY Professor at Department of Information Technology Uppsala University Visiting Faculty

Matteo Magnani, director of the Uppsala University Information Laboratory and founding member of the Uppsala University Computational Social Science Lab, graduated with honours in Information Sciences at the University of Bologna in 2002. He studied Computer Science at the University of Marne la Vallée (undergraduate level) and the Imperial College London (postgraduate research level). In 2006 he obtained a PhD in Computer Science (Bologna) where in 2011 he also graduated with honours in Violin.

Before joining Uppsala University he held positions at the National Research Council in Pisa (third-level researcher – or “ricercatore di ultima”, in Italian), at the University of Bologna in Italy (assistant professor – for a week or two), and at Aarhus University, Denmark (research assistant professor level).

He has done research on Database and Information Management systems, specifically uncertain information management and multidimensional database queries, and is now active in Social Data Mining.