Università degli Studi di Padova
Roberto Confalonieri is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics “Tullio-Levi Civita” of the University of Padua, Italy. Prior to that he was Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, and Senior Research Scientist in AI and XAI team lead at Alpha, the first European Moonshot projects company funded by Telefonica Research, working on explainable models of Artificial Intelligence. In 2017-2018 he was Project Manager and Researcher at the Smart Data Factory, the technology transfer centre of the Faculty of Computer Science of UniBZ, where he acquired and directed several research projects and collaborations with industries. Roberto holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence (with distinction) from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (2011), and a Degree in Computer Science from the University of Bologna. He has an extensive working experience both in industry and in academia, where he worked as R&D engineer, professor, and postdoctoral researcher in several research institutions in Europe.