Curriculum vitæ of Dario Malchiodi – compact

This CV contains a selected list of the activities carried out during my academic career. A full and short version are available.

Personal information

Dario Malchiodi
Dipartimento di Informatica Università degli Studi di Milano
Room 5015 – Via Celoria 18 – 20133 Milano ITALY
Mail: first . last at unimi . it
Web: http://malchiodi.di.unimi.it
phone: +39 02 503 16338 – skype: dariomalchiodi

dariomalchiodi @dariomalchiodi Dario Malchiodi
0000-0002-7574-697XScopus ID: 6507119064 Dario_Malchiodi
@dariomalchiodi

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Current position

Since 2011 I am associate professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Milan.

Previous positions

2002 > 2011
Assistant professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Milan.
2001 > 2002
Research assistant at the Computer Science Department of the University of Milan, within the Neural Networks Laboratory.

Education

2000
PhD in Computational Mathematics and Operations Research, University of Milan.
1996
MSc (cum laude) in Computer Science, University of Milan.

Research activities

Membership to research projects

2019 > 2021
Multicriteria Data Structures and Algorithms: from compressed to learned indexes, and beyond (Italian Ministry of education and research, PRIN) – member
2016 > 2018
Fostering a correct view of informatics (University of Milan, PSR) – coordinator
2012 > 2015
SandS: Social AND Smart (European Commission, Erasmus Programme) – member
2012 > 2014
VIOPE: Learning computer programming in virtual environment (European Commission, 6th Framework Programme) – member
2008 > 2013
PASCAL2: Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning (European Commission, 7th Framework Programme) – member
2005 > 2008
PASCAL: Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning (European Commission, 6th Framework Programme) – member
2001 > 2003
ORESTEIA: mOdular hybRid artEfactS wiTh adaptivE funtIonAlity (European Commission, 5th Framework Programme) – member

Membership to academic associations

2016 >
Visiting scientist at INRIA/Université de la Côte d'Azur within the WIMMICS project
2019 >
Data science research centre, University of Milano
2008 > 2019
ALaDDIn laboratory
2002 > 2013
Italian Society for Neural Networks

Awards

2018
CSEDU 2018 best poster award (Carlo Bellettini, Fabrizio Carimati, Violetta Lonati, Riccardo Macoratti, Dario Malchiodi, Mattia Monga and Anna Morpurgo, A Platform for the Italian Bebras)
2016
Informatics Europe Best Practices in Education Award (ALaDDIn laboratory)

Publications

I authored around one hundred papers on journals and international conference proceedings, among which the most relevant are listed hereinafter.

Lodi et al., 2019
Lodi M., Malchiodi D., Monga M., Morpurgo A. and Spieler B.Constructionist Attempts at Supporting the Learning of Computer Programming: A Survey, Olympiads in Informatics 13 (2019), 99—121
Malchiodi and Zanaboni, 2019
Malchiodi D. and Zanaboni A.Data-Driven Induction of Shadowed Sets Based on Grade of Fuzziness, in R. Fullér, S. Giove and F. Masulli (Eds.), Fuzzy Logic and Applications — 12th International Workshop, WILF 2018 Genoa, Italy, September 6–7, 2018 — Revised Selected Papers, Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 11291 (ISBN 978-3-030-12543-1/978-3-030-12544-8), 17—28, 2019
Malchiodi, 2019a
Malchiodi D.Some Thoughts About Appealing Directions for the Future of Fuzzy Theory and Technologies Along the Path Traced by Lotfi Zadeh, in R. Fullér, S. Giove and F. Masulli (Eds.), Fuzzy Logic and Applications — 12th International Workshop, WILF 2018 Genoa, Italy, September 6–7, 2018 — Revised Selected Papers, Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 11291 (ISBN 978-3-030-12543-1/978-3-030-12544-8), 240—243, 2019
Malchiodi et al., 2018
Malchiodi D., da Costa Pereira C. and Tettamanzi A. G. B.Predicting the Possibilistic Score of OWL Axioms through Support Vector Regression, in D. Ciucci, G. Pasi and B. Vantaggi (Eds.), Scalable Uncertainty Management. SUM 2018, Cham: Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 11142 (ISBN 978-3-030-00460-6/978-3-030-00461-3), 2018
Cermenati et al., 2020
Cermenati L., Malchiodi D. and Zanaboni A.Simultaneous Learning of Fuzzy Sets, in A. Esposito, M. Faundez-Zanuy, M. Morabito and E. Pasero (Eds.), Neural Approaches to Dynamics of Signal Exchanges, Singapore: Springer, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 167-175, 2020
Boldi et al., 2018
Boldi P., Frasca M. and Malchiodi D.Evaluating the impact of topological protein features on the negative examples selection, BMC Bioinformatics 19 - 14 (2018), 417.115–417.126
Malchiodi and Tettamanzi, 2018
Malchiodi D. and Tettamanzi A. G. B.Predicting the Possibilistic Score of OWL Axioms through Modified Support Vector Clustering, in H. Haddad, R. L. Wainwright and R. Chbeir (Eds.), SAC'18: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, ACM (ISBN 9781450351911), 1984–1991, 2018
Ludovico et al., 2017
Ludovico L. A., Malchiodi D. and Zecca L.A Multimodal LEGO®-based Learning Activity Mixing Musical Notation and Computer Programming, in MIE 2017 Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGCHI International Workshop on Multimodal Interaction for Education, ACM (ISBN 978-1-4503-5557-5), 44–48, 2017
Frasca et al., 2019
Frasca M., Fontaine J. Fred, Valentini G., Mesiti M., Notaro M., Malchiodi D. and Andrade-Navarro M.Disease-Genes Must Guide Data Source Integration in the Gene Prioritization Process, in M. Bartoletti, A. Barla, A. Bracciali, G. W. Klau, L. Peterson, A. Policriti and R. Tagliaferri (Eds.), Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics. CIBB 2017, Cham: Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10834 / Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics 10834 (ISBN 978-3-030-14159-2/978-3-030-14160-8), 60—69, 2019
Lonati et al., 2017a
Lonati V., Malchiodi D., Monga M. and Morpurgo A.Learning Greedy Strategies at Secondary Schools: An Active Approach, in A. Sforza and C. Sterle (Eds.), Optimization and Decision Science: Methodologies and Applications, Springer, Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics (ISBN 978-3319673973), 223–231, 2017
Lonati et al., 2017c
Lonati V., Malchiodi D., Monga M. and Morpurgo A.Nothing to fear but fear itself: introducing recursion in lower secondary schools, in International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LATICE), 2017, IEEE (ISBN 9781538608920), 91–98, 2017
Frasca et al., 2017a
Frasca M., Lipreri F. and Malchiodi D.Analysis of Informative Features for Negative Selection in Protein Function Prediction, in I. Rojas and F. Ortuño (Eds.), Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering 5th International Work-Conference, IWBBIO 2017, Granada, Spain, April 26–28, 2017, Proceedings, Part II, Vol. 10209, 2017
Bellettini et al., 2015a
Bellettini C., Lonati V., Malchiodi D., Monga M., Morpurgo A. and Torelli M.How Challenging are Bebras Tasks? An IRT analysis based on the performance of Italian students, in ITiCSE '15 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, New York: ACM (ISBN 9781450334402), 27-32, 2015
Frasca and Malchiodi, 2016
Frasca M. and Malchiodi D.Selection of Negative Examples for Node Label Prediction through Fuzzy Clustering Techniques, in S. Bassis, A. Esposito, F. C. Morabito and E. Pasero (Eds.), Advances in Neural Networks: Computational Intelligence for ICT, Springer International Publishing (ISBN 978-3-319-33747-0), 67-76, 2016
Bellettini et al., 2014
Bellettini C., Lonati V., Malchiodi D., Monga M., Morpurgo A., Torelli M. and Zecca L.Informatics Education in Italian Secondary School, ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) – Special Issue on Computing Education in (K-12) Schools 14 - 2 (2014), 15.1–15.6
Malchiodi and Pedrycz, 2013
Malchiodi D. and Pedrycz W.Learning Membership Functions for Fuzzy Sets through Modified Support Vector Clustering, in F. Masulli, G. Pasi and R. Yager (Eds.), Fuzzy Logic and Applications. 10th International Workshop, WILF 2013, Genoa, Italy, November 19–22, 2013. Proceedings., Vol. 8256, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence (ISBN 978-3-319-03199-6), 52–59, 2013
Apolloni et al., 2013
Apolloni B., Malchiodi D. and Taylor J. G.Learning by Gossip: A Principled Information Exchange Model in Social Networks, Cognitive Computation 5 - 3 (2013), 327-339

Organization of editorial and scientific activities

Conference organization

2017 > 2020
Member of the program committee of DSIR: International Conference on Data Science and Institutional Research
2011
Member of the organizing committee of INFOCULT 2011
2011
Member of the program committee of KES2011
2010
Member of the program committee of ECML PKDD 2010 (European Conference on Machine Learning / Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases)

Tutorials, workshops, panels and special sessions

2018
Speaker in the round table Zadeh and the Future of Fuzzy Logic, organized during WILF2018
2013
Speaker in the panel Computational Intelligence Methods for Big Data Analysis, organized during WILF2013
2007
Chair of the KES2007/WIRN2007 special session Learning from uncertain data

Membership to editorial boards of international journals

2008 >
International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies
2010 > 2018
Mathematics and Computers in Simulation
2010 > 2014
Intelligent decision technologies

Reviews for journals, conferences, and projects

Journals

BMC Bioinformatics – Computers and Operations Research – Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal – IEEE Access – IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems – IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks – Information Sciences – Journal of Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making – Mathematics and Computers in Simulation – Neural Computing and Applications – Neural Networks – Neurocomputing – RAIRO – Theoretical Informatics and Applications

Conferences

CSTST: International Conference on Soft Computing as Transdisciplinary Science and Technology – DSIR: International Conference on Data Science and Institutional Research – FUN: International Conference on Fun with Algorithms – HIS: International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems – ICANN/ICONIP: Joint 13th International Concerence on Artificial Neural Networks and 10th International Conference on Information Processing – ICTAI: IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence – IJCNN: IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks – ISSEP: International Conference on informatics in Schools. Situation, Evolution and Perspectives and Automation – SOFSEM: International Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice on Computer Science – STACS2003: 20th International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science – WCCI: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence – WCICA: IEEE World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation

Projects

2019
Research funding scheme B 2019/20 – University of Mauritius (reviewer)
2019
Bando straordinario per progetti interdipartimentali (SEED) – University of Milan (reviewer)
2014
SIR 2014 (Scientific Independence of young Researchers) – Italian Ministry for education, university and research (reviewer and rapporteur)

Teaching activities

Current activities

2019-20
F94-156: Algorithms for massive datasets, MSc in Computer science, Università degli Studi di Milano (48 hours, 6 credits) – in English
2019-20
R18-68: Architectural patterns for distributed machine learning applications, PhD in Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano (4 hours) – in English
2014-15 > 2019-20
F94-124: Computing education, MSc in Computer science, Università degli Studi di Milano (16 hours, 2 credits)
2019-20
M335: Computer programming for data analysis, DUT in Statistics and business intelligence, Université de la Côte d'Azur (20 hours) – in French
2015-16 > 2019-20
F1X-97: Statistics and data analytics, BSc in Computer science, Università degli Studi di Milano (60 hours, 6 credits) – 48 hours up to 2016/17 (jointly with the degrees of Computer science for digital communication and of Computer science and music), 60 hours since 2017/18

Past activities

2012-13 > 2018-19
F94-80: Big scale analytics, MSc in Computer science, Università degli Studi di Milano (48 hours, 6 credits)
2018-19
M4103C: Data bases II, DUT in Statistics and business intelligence, Université de la Côte d'Azur (38 hours) – in French
2018-19
M4101: Data mining, DUT in Statistics and business intelligence, Université de la Côte d'Azur (18 hours) – in French
2017-18
R18-40: Analysis of multidimensional data, PhD in Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano (10 hours) – in English
2006-07 > 2016-17
F94-12: Simulation, MSc in Computer science, Università degli Studi di Milano (24 hours, 3 credits) – annual editions until 2008/09 and biennal editions since 2012/13
2015-16
B62-59: Big data and digital methods, Ma in Public and corporate communication, Università degli Studi di Milano (40 hours, 3 credits) – in English
2011-12 > 2015-16
F4Y-72: Computer programming 3, MSc in Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Milano (21 hours, 3 credits) – biennal editions
2010-11 > 2014-15
F3X-34: Operating systems, BSc in Computer science and music, Università degli Studi di Milano (48 hours, 6 credits) – from 2011/12 till 2013/14 jointly with the degree in Digital communication, in 2014/15 jointly with the degree in Computer science for digital communication
2011-12
F3X-36: Computer programming 1, BSc in Computer science and music, Università degli Studi di Milano (72 hours, 9 credits)
2010-11
F1Y-35: Software design, MSc in Computer science for communication, Università degli Studi di Milano (48 hours, 6 credits)
2003-04 > 2009-10
F2X-54: Laboratory of computer programming 1, BSc in Computer science and music, Università degli Studi di Milano (48 hours, 3 credits)
2006-07 > 2009-10
F88011: Computing systems 2, MSc in Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Milano (24 hours, 4 credits)

Academic appointments

2020
Member of the selection committee for access to the 2nd-level specialization course in Bioinformatics and functional genomics of the University of Milan.
2017 > 2018
Member of the steering committee of the specialization course in Data science for economics, business and finance of the University of Milan.
2013 > 2017
Coordinator of the commission for prospective students and vocational orientation of the Science and Technology division of the Milan University.
2012 > 2017
Deputy Director of the Computer science Department of the Milan University for activities related to cultural promotion and counseling for prospective students.
2010 > 2017
Coordinator of the committee for prospective students in computer science, Science Division, Milan University
2013 > 2015
Member of the committee of the Specialization in Mathematics, Physics and Computer science Teaching, Milan University.
2013 > 2014
Member of the workgroup for prospective students and vocational orientation of the Academic Senate of the Milan University.