People

Members and guests of the lab

Paolo Torroni

Paolo Torroni

Head of the Language Technologies Lab

Paolo obtained his PhD from the University of Bologna in 2002 and is an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering since 2015. He has published over 150 refereed papers in diverse areas of artificial intelligence including multi-agent systems, computational logic, and natural language processing, with a special focus in argumentation mining. He has leading roles in several national and international research projects and scientific enterprises. In 2018 he was awarded the national scientific qualification as full professor. He is a Visiting Fellow of the European University Institute and the Director of the University of Bologna's International Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence.

Andrea Galassi

Andrea Galassi

Post-doc Research Fellow

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Andrea obtained his PhD from the University of Bologna in 2021 with a dissertation on the integration of deep neural networks and symbolic knowledge. He spent research periods abroad at Stanford and Imperial College London. He is an expert in deep learning architectures for natural language processing.

After working on the Humane-AI-Net ICT-48 European project on human-centric, valued, ethical AI, and covering the project of Adjunct Professor at University of Bologna, he is now working as a Post-doc Research Fellow within the StairwAI ICT-49 project on the development of horizontal matchmaking services that allow users to retrieve relevant assets based on their needs.

 

 Profiles:

 

Projects:

  • StairwAI
  • HumaneAI
  • Claudette
Federico Ruggeri

Federico Ruggeri

Post-doc Research Fellow

Federico graduated cum laude in Computer Engineering in 2018, with a thesis on stance prediction. He obtained his PhD in 2022 with a thesis on the integration of arbitrary textual knowledge in deep learning models with applications in the fields of law and argument mining. His research activity concerns artificial intelligence and machine learning. Since 2022 he works as a Research Assistant within the StairwAI ICT-49 project on the development of horizontal matchmaking services that allow users to retrieve AI scientific papers and educational resources.

Elena Palmieri

Elena Palmieri

Research Assistant

Elena graduated cum laude in Computer Engineering in 2021 and joined the lab as a research assistant with the LAILA project, a national PRIN project whose objective is to develop machine learning and natural language processing methods for legal analytics in the context of the Italian law.

Giulia Grundler

Giulia Grundler

Research Assistant

Giulia graduated cum laude in Computer Engineering in 2021 and joined the lab as a research assistant with the ADELE project, a European DG JUSTICE project whose objective is to develop machine learning and natural language processing methods for multi-lingual legal analytics in the context of the European and national legal frameworks.

Francesco Antici

Francesco Antici

PhD Student

Francesco graduated cum laude in Artificial Intelligence in 2021 and joined the lab as a research assistant with the AMICA project, a national FISR project investigating the application of argumentation mining tools in the construction of scientific reviews in the COVID domain. Check out the AMICA demo. In 2021 he started his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Kiziltan.

Eleonora Mancini

Eleonora Mancini

PhD Student

Eleonora graduated in 2021 in Artificial Intelligence, cum laude, with a thesis on speech emotion recognition carried out at i2Cat Barcelona. She joined the lab in 2022 with the DG JUSTICE ADELE project, where she works on aspects of multi-lingual NLP and legal analytics, and later started her PhD in our lab.

Marco Lippi

Marco Lippi

Associate Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio-Emilia

Marco obtained his PhD in 2010 with a thesis on statistical learning for relational and structured data which received a best PhD dissertation award. He has been a visiting scholar of Université Pierre & Marie Curie and Aalborg, and held research positions at the universities of Florence, Siena, Bologna, and Modena and Reggio-Emilia, where he became an associate professor in 2020. He is a visiting fellow of the European University Institute. He is an expert in machine learning and deep learning, with applications in many domains including natural language processing. He has a long-standing collaboration with members of the Language Technologies Lab through joint research projects and the co-supervision of PhD and master students.