Participants Assembly

The Participants Assembly is an advisory body of UniData – Bicocca Data Archive. The Participants Assembly includes all professor, researcher, post-doc and PhD students coming from all Italian and foreign universities, as well as all non academic researchers, who are interested in or carry out their activities in fields related to the purposes of the centre.

 

A brief profile of the current participants is listed below:

 

Archetti Francesco
Full Professor at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication. The thematic areas of research are related to Data Science and Network Analytics, in particular the development of computational methods for the analysis of numeric data, also in streamig mode. Main application areas are: urban infrastructures, finance and mobility.

 

Barbiano di Belgiojoso Elisa
Assistant Professor at the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods. The thematic areas of research are related to demography, international migrations, immigrant working trajectories, return migrations, poverty and immigration, demographic projections.

 

Batini Carlo
Full Professor at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication. The thematic areas of research are related to data quality, methodologies for eGovernment planning, methodologies for service design life cycle, repositories of data and service schemes.

 

Bertotti Teresa
Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to evaluation in social work practice, professionalism and welfare changes, decision making in child welfare and child protection services, professional ethic, social work education.

 

Blangiardo Gian Carlo
Full Professor at the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods. The thematic areas of research are related to demography, international migrations and the analysis of foreign presence in Italy, demographic policies, ageing, “centre” sampling design.

 

Boffi Mario
Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to urban sociology, mobility, methodologies for the spatial analysis, geographic information systems.

 

Colombo Monica Giancarla
Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology. Her research interests include the discursive construction of collective identities, discourse analysis, action research and xenophobia.

 

Cornelli Roberto
Associate Professor at the Department of Law. The thematic areas of research are related to fear of crime, trends of the criminology and crime policies, urban security, restorative justice and conflicts mediation, policing.

 

Costantini Giulio
Post-doctoral research fellow at the Psychology department. My primary research interests are in network analysis and in its applications to personality psychology, and in indirect methods to assess personality traits.

 

Crippa Franca
Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology. Thematic research areas involve descriptive and inferential analysis in behavioural studies, also related to gender, in the psychology, health and social fields, with specific reference to generalized linear mixed modeling and to Computational Social Science.

 

Crosato Lisa
Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to firm and bank size distribution, income distribution and inequality measurement, robust estimation of Fat-tailed distributions, robust estimation of GARCH models, index numbers.

 

Decataldo Alessandra
Assistant professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Milano Bicocca, expert in the evaluation of university policies, big data, longitudinal analysis of administrative data, experimental designs. She has realized researches for national and international agencies and institutions; from 2014 to 2015 she was the Italian investigator of the research “Study on drop-out and completion in Higher Education in Europe” funded by European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture.

 

Facchini Carla
Full Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to the family and demographic changes, welfare policies, social professions, elderly and youth condition.

 

Farina Patrizia
Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to demography in the poorest countries, the Chinese demographic transition, abuse and domestic violence.

 

Fellini Ivana
Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. Her research interests cover the analysis and the trends of the labour market in comparative perspective, the trends and transformations of the occupational structures and professions, immigrant’s insertion in the labour market. She participated to several international and national research projects and evaluation activities and is now coordinating the Italian Research Group based at the Department of Sociology and Social Research – University of Milano-Bicocca for the three-years project GEMM – Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration & Markets financed by the Horizon2020 Programme.

 

Garavaglia Christian
Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to economy and industrial dynamic, birth of new enterprises and new entrepreneurship, industrial districts, industry of beer, evolution of consumptions.

 

Gilli Mario
Full Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to conflict theory and in particular to the suicide terrorism, cross-fertilization among economy, psychology and social sciences, learning and evolutionary models in the games theory, analysis of organizations and institutions, the working of autocratic polities.

 

Liberati Caterina
Assistant Professor at the Economics, Management and Statistics Department. The thematic areas of research are related to business statistics and analytical CRM.

 

Marzi Graziella
Full Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to analysis of the structure of markets and the size of enterprises, the theory of regulation of the public utilities, problems related to the regulation policies in particular in the energetic sector.

 

Mauri Giancarlo
Full Professor at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication. The thematic areas of research are related to Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, DNA computing and membrane computing, data mining, knowledge management and medical ontologies.

 

Mecatti Fulvia
Full Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to sampling methodology and finite population inference, bootstrap and resampling, statistical inference methods, stochastic simulations, gender statistics.

 

Mezzanzanica Mario
Associate Professor at the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods. The thematic areas of research are related to biostatistics and experimental statistics, statistical and economic sciences, the sciences and the services management.

 

Michelangeli Alessandra
Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to Urban economics & housing market, Multidimensional well-being, Discrimination, Inequality and wealth measurement.

 

Migliorati Sonia
Full Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to the distribution on the simplex and analysis of compositional data, eco-toxicological data models, practical significance vs statistical significance.

 

Paccagnini Alessia
Lecture at the School of Economics at the University College Dublin (UCD). Previously, she was Assistant Professor of Econometrics at the University of Milan – Bicocca and Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. During her career, she has been research visitor at the European Central Bank, University of Pennsylvania, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Bank of England. Her research includes Time Series Analysis, Forecasting, Factor Models, Classical and Bayesian Econometrics, Applied Macroeconomics, DSGE Model Estimation, and Monetary Policy. Her work has been published in international prestigious journals such as Journal of Econometrics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Economics Letters, Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Empirical Finance, and Journal of Financial Stability among other.

 

Palmonari Matteo
Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication. The thematic areas of research are related to artificial intelligence, data integration, knowledge representation, and semantic web.

 

Pelagatti Matteo
Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. His areas of research are related to the analysis of time series, financial econometrics, business cycle analysis, energy markets, robust statistics.

 

Pennoni Fulvia
Associate Professor of methodological statistics at Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, University of Milano-Bicocca, since 2014. Researcher of Statistics at the same department from 2006 to 2013. Postdoctoral studies of one year at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission at the division of Econometrics and Applied Statistics. Ph.D. on Applied Statistics at the University of Florence, 2004. She is author of two books on latent variable models with international editors. In the topic of latent variables models she has key publications on referred international statistical journals. The research activity is on models for longitudinal data with latent variables and missing data with application in the social sciences.

 

Pisano Carlo
Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to Methodology of Social Reserarch, Data Archives, Survey Methods, Big Data, Open Data, Data Linkage, Digital Divide, Urban Security, Social Exclusion, Discourse Analysis.

 

Pisati Maurizio
Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. His research interests are mainly in the following areas: social inequalities, philosophy and methodology of science, evolutionary analysis of social phenomena, quantitative analysis of social phenomena.

 

Rimoldi Stefania
Assistant Professor at the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods. The thematic areas of research are related to population studies, in particular migration, family and spatial demography.

 

Rossetti Andrea
Associate Professor at the Department of Law. The thematic areas of research are related to philosophy of law, informatics law, application of formal systems for the expression of law and ontology of the social and immaterial objects, the concept of telematic legal document, openness in ICT field, privacy from the analytical philosophy point of view.

 

Rossi Paolo
Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to the organizational and institutional configuration of care services, institutional regulation of the access to welfare services, corporate social responsibility and social reporting, occupational welfare.

 

Sarini Marcello
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Psychology. Research interests range from the analysis of organizational change after the introduction of Information Systems, the identification and visualisation of work patterns, and the development of computational thinking through visual programming languages.

 

Scisci Domingo
Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Sociology and Social Research. The thematic areas of research are related to Urban Security, Journalism, Data Archives.

 

Stanca Luca
Full Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to experimental economics, behavioural economics, economics and happiness, housing markets, financial markets and the macro economy, business cycles.

 

Stella Fabio
Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communications. Main research activities are; probabilistic graphical models with specific reference to Bayesian networks, both static and dynamic, in discrete and continuous time, generative probabilistic models for topic extraction from natural language text.

 

Steca Patrizia
Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology. The thematic areas of research are related to personality psychology and motivation, health psychology, well-being and quality of life.

 

Tanzarella Palmina
Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, at the School of Law. The fields of the research are related to the multilevel protection of Human Rights, in particular the freedom of expression. Besides, the cases law of the Constitutional Court about the privilege of the member of Parliament.

 

Terzera Laura
Associate Professor at the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods. The thematic areas of research are related to demography, in particular the structural, familiar and territorial aspects of immigration, estimates of the overall migrant population.

 

Volpato Chiara
Full Professor, Social Psychology, University of Milano-Bicocca. Main research interests: the social psychology of inequality; dehumanization and objectification processes; the social psychology of stereotype and prejudice; social identity and intergroup relations; socio-psychological analysis of historical texts.

 

Vittadini Giorgio
Full Professor at the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods. His research topics are: models with latent variables, regression mixture models, human capital and education sector, health econometrics.

 

Zavanella Biancamaria
Full Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics. The thematic areas of research are related to the index numbers, decomposition of time series, labour market, statistical use of administrative data.

 

Zogmaister Cristina
Associate Professor at Department of Psychology. I am interested in the measurement of psychological constructs (e.g., attitudes, opinions, habits), with both traditional techniques (questionnaires, surveys) and indirect measures (measures of implicit cognition, as for example the Association Test, Affect Misattribution Procedure; social media analysis). Moreover, I am interested in the formation and change of consumers attitudes.