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Marco Roccetti

Full Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Academic discipline: INF/01 Informatics

Curriculum vitae

Biographic Notes

  • 2000 - present, Full Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bologna
  • 2022 - present, Member of the Scientific Board on AI, Robotics e Cybersecurity, Italian Space Agency (ASI)
  • 2019 - present, Resident Member, Academy of Sciences, Bologna Institute
  • 2017 - present, Member of the Scientific Board, PhD Course on Data Science & Computation, University of Bologna
  • 2003 - 2023, Various visiting research appointments, Network Research Laboratory, Computer Science Department, UCLA (Los Angeles), including a Visiting Scholarship (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2011-2015)
  • 2017 mar - 2018 oct, Coordinator of the PhD Course on Data Science & Computation, University of Bologna, Polimi, Fondazione Golinelli
  • 2016 - 2019, Digital Associate Dean/Senior Advisor for Digital Technologies,  Business School of the University of Bologna
  • 2014 - 2017, Member of the Scientific Board, “Centro Studi per la Storia del Lavoro”, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Imola
  • 1998 - 2017, Member of the Scientific Board, PhD School in Computer Science, University of Bologna
  • 2014 - 2016, Member of the Scientific Board, "CUP 2000 SpA", Regione Emilia Romagna
  • 2012 - 2015, Member of the Scientific Board, School of Journalism, University of Bologna
  • 2012 - 2015, University of Bologna Rector's Delegate for the Metropolitan Strategic Plan
  • 2011 - 2015, Member of the Scientific Board - Museo di Palazzo Poggi, University of Bologna
  • 2008 - 2015, Member of the Collegio Superiore, Istituto di Studi Superiori, University of Bologna
  • 2006 - 2008, ViceChair for Europe, Africa and Middle East, Multimedia Technical Committee of the IEEE Communications Society
  • 2001 - 2006, Director, Master Program in Communication and Information Technology, Business School of the University of Bologna
  • 2001 - 2004, Vice Chairman, Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna
  • 2000, Appointment to Full Professor, Computer Science, University of Bologna
  • 1998 - 2000, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna
  • 1995 - 1998, Adjunct Professor, Military Academy of Modena
  • 1992 - 1998, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna
  • 1993, Visiting Scientist, International Institute for Computer Science, Berkeley USA
  • 1990 - 1992, Member of the technical staff, Department of Statistical Sciences/Mathematics, University of Bologna
  • 1989, Licensed for the Engineering profession - Italian National Engineer's Registry: License  n. 4472 - 8/11/1990, Bologna
  • a.a. 1987/88, 5-year Laurea (doctor's) degree, Electronics Engineering, University of Bologna

 

Bibliometrics

Scopus

https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=6701685883

  • 220 indexed documents
  • h-index= 34
  • total number of citations  = 2887
  • i10-index = 84
  • 184 documents with at least one citation
  • average number of citations per document (averaged over 220) = 13.1

Google Scholar

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=VrR9LtEAAAAJ&hl=en

  • 340 indexed documents 
  • h-index= 40
  • total number of citations = 4846
  • i10-index =122
  • 263 documents with at least one citation
  • average number of citations per document (averaged over 340) = 14.2

Research Gate

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Marco-Roccetti

  • 297 indexed documents
  • h-index= 35
  • total number of citations = 3838
  • average number of citations per document (averaged over 297) = 12.9

Research Interests
  • Human centric data science
  • Human-AI teaming
  • Predictive intelligence
  • Data-driven prescient modeling

 

Awards
  • 2023, Publications ranked in the top 10% Computer Science Department - Periodic Scientific Research Assessment/VRA, University of Bologna
  • 2018, BEST PAPER AWARD, IEEE/ACM Springer International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining
  • 2006-15, Publications ranked in the top 10% quantile Computer Science - Annual Scientific Research Assessment, University of Bologna
  • 2009, Global Learning Impact Awards, BEST PERSONALIZED LEARNING SOLUTION: A new standard passepartout: Implementing IMS AccessForAll and ISO FDIS 24751 Accessibility standards,  The IMS Global Learning Consortium
  • 2009, WEB ACCESSIBILITY CHALLENGE DELEGATES AWARD, 6th ACM International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility - 18th ACM International World Wide Web Conference
  • 2007, BEST PAPER AWARD, 8th Annual GAME-ON Conference
  • 2005, BEST PAPER AWARD,Third annual ACM International Conference on Computer Game Design and Technology 
  • 2003, RESEARCH STAR AWARD, Microsoft 
  • 2001, BEST PAPER AWARD, IEEE Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Software Technology Track

 

Recent Funded Projects 

  • CATTSMM: Consumer analytics and technology transformation in sports marketing and management, PRIN 2022, Italian Ministry for Research and Education, (P.I.: D. Scarpi, co-PI: M. Roccetti et al.) 2023-2025
  • KALAM Project. New strategies and methods to analyze, safeguard and enhance the archaeological heritage in Iraq and Uzbekistan through ICTs and community-based approaches. Funded by Volskswagen Foundation (P.I.: N. Marchetti, co P.I.: M. Roccetti et al.), 2021
  • Machine Learning and Bigdata Analytics for Water Project - HERA Acqua SpA, PI, 2018/2019
  •  ILocalApp - Incidentally Learning Other Cultures and Languages through an APP, Erasmus Project, co-PI, 2016
  • Augmented Reality for Museums Project, Second Executive Programme on Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Italy and Turkey, PI, 2012
  • The MuMu Project (A Museal Multiverse), Institute for Cultural Heritage - Emilia Romagna, PI, 2012-2013, (~ 100.000 euro)
  • Tortellini Experience Project at the Shanghai Expo, 2010, Regione Emilia Romagna e Università di Bologna, PI, Tortellini Experience
  • ALTER-NET: Altruism Enabling Resource NETwork, PRIN 2009, Italian Ministry for Research and Education, co-PI, 2011-2013 (~38.000 euro)
  • DAMASCO: Data Acquisition and MAnagement in a Sensing and COmmunicationg environment, FIRB/Internazionalizzazione, Italian Ministry for Research and Education - co-PI, 2006-2011 (~200000 euro)
  • Tools and Techniques for Online Entertainment, Ricerca Fondamentale Orientata "EX Quota 60%", University of Bologna - PI, 2005-2007 (~22000 euro)
  • Opportunistic Networking Technologies for Public Safety Applications, Internazionalizzazione del Sistema Universitario, University of Bologna - PI, 2006-2007 (~22000 euro)
  • MoMa: a middleware approach to MObile MultimodAl web services, PRIN, Italian Ministry for Research and Education, PI, 2005-2007 (~150000 euro)
  • Selective Cooperative Arrangement Italy and USA for ICT (co-PI: M. Gerla - M. Roccetti): Italy-US for ICT
  • Joint Doctorate in Computer Science, University of Bologna and UCLA, INTERLINK, Italian Ministry for Research and Education, PI, 2002-2006 (150000 euro)
  • A Software Tool for Fair Management, Private Partner: FIN-MARK, Bologna, co-PI, 2007 (~50000 euro)
  • The SWIMM Project, Regione Emilia Romagna, co-PI, 2005-2007 (~180000 euro)
  • Music on Demand over UMTS Networks, Private Partner: Fondazione Marconi, Bologna, PI, 1998-2000 (~50.000 euro)

 

Journal Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Big Data, Springer, Editorial Board Member
  • Journal of Future Robots Life, IOS Press, Associate Editor
  • Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, ElsevierAssociate Editor
  • Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, Editorial Board Member
  • Annales, Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of Bologna - class of Physical Sciences, Member of the Editoriial Board
  • Sensor Networks, Frontiers, Associate Editor
  • Computational Biomedicine, Globsci, Editorial Board Member
  • International Journal of Virtual Technology and Multimedia, Inderscience Publishing, Associate Editor
  • Advances in Multimedia, Hindawi Publishing, Associate Editor (2010-2023, discontinued collaboration)
  • International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, Hindawi Publishing, Associate Editor (2010-2023, discontinued collaboration)
  • ACM Computers in Entertainment, ACM, (discontinued publications), Associate Editor (2003-2018)
  • The International Journal of Multimedia Technology (discontinued publications), Associate Editor (2011-2014)
  • The Open Virtual Reality Journal (pubblicazioni attualmente interrotte), Bentham Open, Associate Editor (2009-2014)
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE, Associate Editor (2006-2009, discontinued collaboration)
  • E-Letter (pubblicazioni attualmente interrotte), Multimedia Technical Committee, IEEE Communications Society, Editor in Chief (2003-2007, discontinued collaboration)

 

Journal Guest Editorships
  • Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, AIMS Press, Special Issue on "Predictive health intelligence: mathematical, statistical, computational modeling", deadline for submission December 2023, Guest Editor, https://www.aimspress.com/mbe/article/6445/special-articles
  • Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, AIMS Press, Special Issue on "Exploring the evolution of healthcare analytics: from descriptive to predictive", deadline for submission December 2024, Co-Guest Editor, https://www.aimspress.com/mbe/article/6686/special-articles
  • Healthcare, MDPI, Special Issue on "The End of the Covid-19 Era: Models, Predictions and Projections", deadline for submission April 2024, Guest Editor https://www.mdpi.com/journal/healthcare/special_issues/3Y7L53KRW0
  • Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation , Elsevier, Special Issue on "Network Technologies for Emerging Broadband Multimedia Services'', February 2010, Guest Co-Editor
  • Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer/Kluwer, Special Issue on "New Achievements in Pervasive and Interactive Multimedia Systems and Applications'', May 2008, Guest Co-Editor
  • IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Communications Society, Special Issue on"Entertainment Everywhere: System and Networking Issues in Emerging Network-Centric Entertainments Systems, Part II", June 2005, Guest Co-Editor
  • IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Communications Society, Special Issue on"Entertainment Everywhere: System and Networking Issues in Emerging Network-Centric Entertainments Systems, Part I", May 2005, Guest Co-Editor
  • Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer/Kluwer, Special Issue on "Advances in Consumer Communications and Networking'', Guest Co-Editor

 

Former PhD Students/Post Doc Fellows

  • Vittorio Ghini (Associate professor, University of Bologna)
  • Giovanni Pau (Full Professor, University of Bologna and Adjunct Professor, University of California Los Angeles)
  • Stefano Cacciaguerra (Senior technologist, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
  • Stefano Ferretti (Associate professor, University of Urbino)
  • Claudio Palazzi (Associate professor, University of Padova)
  • Matteo Roffilli (Advisor)
  • Silvia Mirri (Associate professor, University of Bologna)
  • Gustavo Marfia (Full professor, University of Bologna)
  • Giovanni Delnevo (Researcher, University of Bologna)
  • Luca Casini (Research engineer, KTH Stockholm)
  • Francesco Piconi

 

Current PhD Students/Post Doc/Intern

  • Alessandro Pistola (Intern, Teaching assistant)
  • Chiara Anna Cartarasa (Teaching assistant)

 

Conference Chairmanships

  • 13th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Bologna, September 2018), General Co- Chair
  • 6th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Entertainment, Networked Virtual Environments, and Creative technology (Heraklion, July 2017), General Co- Chair
  •  5th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Entertainment, Networked Virtual Environments, and Creative technology (Messina, June 2016), General Co- Chair
  •  12th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Mauii, February 2016), General Co- Chair
  •  11th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Anaheim, February 2015), General Co- Chair
  • 10th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Las Vegas, January 2014), General Co- Chair
  • 9th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (San Jose, July 2013), General Co- Chair
  • 8th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Munich, August 2012), General Co- Chair
  •  4th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Entertainment, Networked Virtual Environments, and Creative Technology (Las Vegas, January 2012), Co-Chair
  • 7th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Hawaii, August 2011), General Co- Chair
  • 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Digital Entertainment, Networked Virtual Environments, and Creative Technology(Las Vegas, January 2011), Co-Chair
  • 6th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Singapore, July 2010), General Co- Chair
  • 1st International IEEE Workshop on Ubiquitous Multimedia Systems and Applications (St Petersburg, Russia), General Chair Chair
  • 5th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Las Vegas, January 2009), General Co- Chair
  • WCC-2008 First IFIP Entertainment Comptuing Symposium (Milano, September 2008), Symposium Co-Chair
  • 2008 IASTED EuroIMSA Conference (Innsbruck, March 2008), General Chair
  • 4th IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Las Vegas, January 2008), General Co-Chair
  • 2007 GAME-ON Conference (Bologna, November 2007), General Chair
  • 2007 IASTED EuroIMSA Conference (Chamonix, March 2007), General Chair
  • 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Las Vegas, January 2007), General Co- Chair
  • 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (San Diego, December 2006), Program ViceChair
  • 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Las Vegas, January 2006), General Co- Chair
  • 1st IEEE International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (Dallas, December 2004), General Co-Chair
  • SCS WMC/International Conference on Simulation and Multimedia in Engineering Education (Orlando, January 2003), General Chair
  • SCS Euromedia Conference (Modena, April 2002), General Chair
  • SCS WMC/International Conference on Simulation and Multimedia in Engineering Education (San Antonio, January 2002), General Chair

 

Community Services

  • VinFuturePrize (2024) Nominator
  • Meeting on AI and Sport Management and Marketing, Bologna, (2023), Speaker
  • Rotary Club - Sezione Bologna Nord, (2023), Speaker
  • Venice Design Week, (2022), Speaker
  • Serra Húnter Programme - Tenure-eligible lecturer in Statistics and Data Science at the Universitat de Barcelona (2021), Member of the Selection Committee
  • Fundacao para Ciencia e a Tecnologia/Ministerio da Ciencia, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal, (2020), Member of the Expert Review Panel
  • Areté Bologna, (2019), Speaker
  • Medical Association Brescia, (2019), Speaker
  • Rotary Club Pesaro Urbino, (2019), Speaker
  • TEDx Bologna, (2018) Speaker
  • Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri - Italian Government, Roma, (2018), Advisor
  • Fondazione MAST, Bologna, (2018-2019), Advisor on AI Summer School
  • Fondazione Genus Bononiae, Bologna, (2018), Advisor
  • Festival della Scienza Medica - Bologna Medicina, (2018), Speaker
  • Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale "Bruno Ubertini", Brescia, (2008-2018), Advisor
  • DEMETRA Formazione, Bologna, (2015-2020), Advisor
  • ATER Formazione, Bologna, (2013-14), Advisor
  • CNA Innovazione, Bologna, (2013-2014), Advisor
  • C.U.P. 2000 S.p.A., Bologna, (2012-13), Advisor
  • G.D/Coesia, Bologna, (Years 2010-11), Advisor on the G.D Museum Project
  • Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna, (2010), Advisor on the Bologna Digital Archives Project
  • Italian Parliament, (2009), Advisor
  • Qatar National Research Fund, (2009-13), Reviewer
  • National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development of the Chilean Government Commission, (2009), Reviewer
  • Istituto Mario Boella, Politecnico di Torino (2006), Member of the Expert Review Panel
  • Australian Smart Internet Technology Cooperative Research Center (2005), Member of the Expert Review Panel
  • Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovative Research Programme (IOP) on Ambient Communications (2003 and 2005), Reviewer
  • Software Technology Foundation (STW), Dutch Funding Agency for IT Research (2004), Reviewer