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Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida

Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia is an assistant professor at the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF). Before joining USF he was a research scientist at the Indiana University Network Science Institute (IUNI). Prior to that he has been the recipient of a Swiss National Science Foundation Postodoctoral fellowship, an analyst for the Wikimedia Foundation, and a research associate at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. He serves as associate editor for the Journal of Computational Social Science (Springer) and has served as the co-chair of SocInfo 2017, track chair of WWW 2018, and in the program committee of several international conferences (ICWSM, CSCW, CHI, HyperText, WWW, NetSci) and of several journals (TKDE, TOIT, TOIS, J. Royal Society: Interface, etc.) He is interested in information quality in cyber-human systems, in particular trustworthiness and reliability of information in intelligent systems. His work has been funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Democracy Fund, and has been covered in major news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Wired, MIT Technology Review, NPR, CBS News, and Nature, to cite a few.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Infomatics and Computing; Assistant Research Scientist, Indiana University Network Science Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington