Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Head of Unit
Chiara Ghidini is a senior Research Scientist at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Trento, Italy, where she heads the Process & Data Intelligence (PDI) research unit. Before joining FBK she has worked as a post-doc at the Manchester Metropolitan University (1998-2000), and as a lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool (2000-2003).
Her scientific work in the areas of Semantic Web, Knowledge Engineering and Representation, Multi-Agent Systems and Process Mining is internationally well known and recognised, and she has made significant scientific contributions in the areas of: formal semantics for contextual reasoning and multi-context logics; formal frameworks for the specification of deliberative resource bounded agents; ontology mappings and integration; collaborative modeling platforms, business process modelling, and predictive business process monitoring.
Dr. Ghidini has actively been involved in the organisation of several workshops and conferences on Contexts-based representations, Knowledge Engineering, Semantic Web, and Business Process Management. In particular she has served as programme co-chair for EKAW 2018, ISWC 2019 and BPM 2020. She has been involved in a number of international research projects, among which the FP7 Organic.Lingua and SO-PC-Pro European projects and the current network of Excellence Humane-AINet, as well as industrial projects in collaboration with companies in the Trentino area.