Italian National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in Computer Engineering (09/H1), valid until April 2023.
Winner of the NVIDIA Academic GPU Grant Program. NVIDIA support our research with the donation of one Titan Xp.
“Outstanding Reviewer Award” from ACM SIGIR 2017 (link).
Our paper “QuickScorer: a Fast Algorithm to Rank Documents with Additive Ensembles of Regression Trees“, in Proceedings of ACM SIGIR 2015, is Notable Article in Computing of 2015 by ACM Computing Reviews (link).
“Outstanding Reviewer Award” for the help in reviewing for ACM WSDM 2016. One of 21 reviewers nominated by the Senior PC members as standing out among the 376 reviewers for providing particularly thoughtful and careful reviews, and/or contributing to the paper discussions that followed.
“Best Paper Award” at the International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2015) with the paper “QuickScorer: a Fast Algorithm to Rank Documents with Additive Ensembles of Regression Trees“. Co- authors: Claudio Lucchese, Raffaele Perego, Salvatore Orlando, Nicola Tonellotto, and Rossano Venturini. (link).
“Best Demo Paper Award” at the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2014) with the paper “TripBuilder: A Tool for Recommending Sightseeing Tours“. Co-authors: Igo Ramalho Brilhante, Jose Antonio Macedo, Raffaele Perego, and Chiara Renso. (link).
“Young Researcher Award” from the Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione “A. Faedo” (ISTI) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR).