Luca Vassio

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Assistant professor at Politecnico di Torino after obtaining a PhD in Electronics and Communication Engineering, “cum laude” and a MSc in Mathematical Engineering. In the last years he was hosted and worked for Bell Labs, MIT, UFMG, EPFL, UFMG, and GE Aviation.  He is interested in many fields of data science, from big data analytics problems to the usage of statistical, machine learning and data mining approaches. He is expert in creating analytical and data-driven models of real phenomena and  optimizing performances in different scenarios. His current work is focused on studying the behaviour of the people, with focus on (i) internet measurements, (ii) social networks, (iii) urban mobility.

His research interests include:

  • Data-driven and analytical modelling of human behaviour
  • Internet traffic data analysis
  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Online social networks
  • Mobility and transportation
  • Machine learning and data mining for big data analytics


  • 60+ peer-reviewed international publications
  • 50+ supervised students
  • Research director and principal investigator in multiple research projects
  • Teaching in 8 graduate courses
  • Chair in 4 Workshops, and TPC in 10+ conferences
  • 5 keynotes and tutorials
  • Increasing citation rate, with first published paper in 2014

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