Salvatore Orlando

Professor at Ca' Foscari University, Venice

Short Bio

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, where since 2017 he has been a full professor of Computer Science. 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). From 2010 to 2018 he has been appointed as 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. 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/distributed 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 = 34, Scopus h-index = 23) published over 150 papers in international journals, book chapters, and conference/workshop proceedings. He 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, IPDPS, Europar). He has been local coordinator of and has participated in several National and European projects


Last update: 04/03/2021