Stefano Lodi is an Associate Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering. He obtained his degree and doctorate at the University of Bologna, which has always been a centre for both engineering, statistics and data analysis. At the University, he teaches a host of courses in the IT field, in particular Data Mining, Information Systems, Databases and Informatics. He also leads a prolific career as a Researcher for the University and is responsible for a long list of publications on high-performance machine learning and data mining. In 2016 he joined BBS and delivers the course Information Systems and Databases.