Ciro Cattuto

Principal Data Scientist, ISI Foundation

Prof. Ciro Cattuto, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department of the University of Torino (Torino, Italy) and a Principal Researcher and Research Area Coordinator at ISI Foundation (Torino, Italy). His interests include data science, public health, and the social impact of data. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Perugia, Italy and has carried out interdisciplinary research at the University of Michigan, USA, at the Enrico Fermi Center and Sapienza University in Rome, and at the Frontier Research System of RIKEN, Japan. He is a founder and principal investigator of the SocioPatterns collaboration, an international effort on studying social networks with wearable sensors, with applications to epidemiology. He is an editorial board member of Nature Scientific Data, EPJ Data Science, PeerJ Computer Science, Journal of Computational Social Science, Data & Policy journals. He was an organizer and chair of leading conferences in Computer Science, Data Science, Network Science and Complex Systems. He is a Fellow of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) and a member of the Doctoral Council of the Data Science PhD program of Sapienza University of Roma. He is a Member of the Strategic Planning Committee of CRT Foundation. He was recently appointed as one of the experts in the Italian Government’s Covid-19 data-driven task force. His research was featured in the national and international press.