Stefano Ceri

Stefano Ceri is professor of Database Systems at the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione (DEI), Politecnico di Milano. His research work covers over three decades and has been generally concerned with extending database technologies in order to incorporate new features: distribution, object-orientation, rules, streaming data; with the advent of the Web, my research has been targeted towards the engineering of Web-based applications and, more recently, complex search systems.


Marco Brambilla

Marco Brambilla is Assistant Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, and at Polo Regionale di Como. He collaborates to several research projects related to worflows, Web services, Web and enterprise search, Semantic Web, semistructured data mapping, and web architectures for embedded systems.


Alessandro Bozzon

Alessandro Bozzon is an Assistant Professor at the Delft University of Technology, with the Web Information Systems group. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science, with a thesis focused on model driven approaches for the design, development and automatic code generation of Search Based Applications. His current research interests are in the fields of Web data management and Web information systems, with focus on human computation and crowdsourcing; user interaction paradigms (e.g. Exploratory Search); data visualization, and result diversification techniques in multi-domain search over heterogeneous data collections; Semantic Web; and efficient top-k execution of SPARQL queries.


Andrea Mauri

Ph.D. Student -


Riccardo Volonterio

Engineer -


Chiara Pasini



Luca Tettamanti