Qualifica Ricercatore
Sito web (scheda personale)
Struttura Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Informatica e Statistica
Sito web struttura:
Sede: Campus scientifico via Torino
Stanza: studio Z.B17 / Assegnisti B2 (edificio Zeta B)

Nicola Prezza was born in Udine, Italy. He received the bachelor and master degrees (both summa cum laude) in Computer Science from the University of Udine respectively in 2008 and 2011 and the Ph.D. in Computer science from the University of Udine in 2017. Subsequently, he spent three years as postdoc researcher at the Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen (DTU) and at the University of Pisa, and six months as assistant professor at LUISS University in Rome, Italy.

His research interests are mostly focused on algorithms and data structures for the manipulation and analysis of compressed big data, both from the theoretical and practical viewpoints and with applications to bioinformatics. Within this research field, Nicola co-authored over 30 research articles in leading journals and conferences, has been on the program committees of three international conferences, co-chaired an international workshop, and has been invited speaker at four international conferences.

Nicola is the recipient of the 2018 “Best Italian Young Researcher in Theoretical Computer Science award” of the Italian Chapter of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) and of the 2017 “Best Scientific Ph.D. thesis” of the University of Udine.