Salvatore ORLANDO

Full Professor
Management Committee member of the University Scientific Instrumentation Service Center (CSA)
Director of the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
Representative of the teaching staff in the Academic Senate
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Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics (Department Director)
Where: Campus scientifico via Torino
Room: office Z.B14 (Zeta B building)
Interconnected Nord-Est Innovation Ecosystem - Temporary Project Centre
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Salvatore Orlando – Laurea/MSc (summa cum laude, 1985) and PhD (1991) in Computer Science, University of Pisa – was a post-doc fellow of the HP labs, and a post-doc fellow of the University of Pisa.

In 1994 he joined as an assistant professor Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, then associate professor since 2000, and finally full professor of Computer Science since 2017. Salvatore Orlando is an adjunct researcher at ISTI-CNR of Pisa, and he was a visiting scientist at the School of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University (USA), and at University of Paderborn and Heinz Nixdorf Institut (Germany).

Since 2010 he has been appointed as Delegate for Educational Activities of the Department of Enviromental Science, Informatics and Statistics (DAIS). From 2010 to 2019 is was Coordinator of the BSc and MSc Programs in Computer Science of Ca’ Foscari University. In the period 2013-2014 he was also the delegate of the Rector for national and international university orientation,  and member of the Quality Commitee of Ca' Foscari.

His research interests include the design of scalable algorithms for data/web mining problems, efficient and effective solutions for information retrieval problems, distributed and P2P systems for information retrieval, parallel systems and programming environments. In the last years, he supervised the research work of many doctoral students of the PhD Program in Computer Science at Ca’ Foscari University, 11 of which already completed their studies. Salvatore Orlando (Google h-index = 35, Scopus h-index = 23) has published over 150 papers in international journals, book chapters, and conference/workshop proceedings.

He has co-chaired conferences (EuroPVM/MPI, SASO, EDBT/ICDT), several conference tracks, and workshops. He has served on the program committees of international conferences, among which several premier conferences (ACM KDD, IEEE ICDM, ACM CIKM, SIAM SDM, ECML/PKDD) and many others, such as Europar, IPDPS, INFOSCALE, CCGRid, SASO, etc. Finally, he has been local coordinator of and has participated in several National and European projects.