Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia


Assistant PROFESSOR 

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Dr. Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, FL. He is interested in information quality in cyber-human systems, in particular trustworthiness and reliability of information in intelligent systems. Prior to joining USF he was an assistant research scientist at the Indiana University Network Science Institute (IUNI), an analyst for the Wikimedia Foundation, and a research associate at the Professorship of Computational Social Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. His work has been covered in major news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Wired, MIT Technology Review, NPR, and CBS News, to cite a few.

Research Interests

Computational social science, network science, data science

Teaching Interests

Social media mining


PhD in Informatics, University of Lugano, Switzerland (2012)
MSc in Computer Science, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy (2006)

Honors and Awards

Democracy Fund (Knight Foundation Prototype Fund), $50,000 (2017)
Collaborative Research and Creative Activity Funding, Indiana University, $20,000 (2016)
Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow,$63,450 (2013)
Kantar "Information is Beautiful" Award for Best Interactive Visualization (2012)

Key Activities

Associate Editor, Journal of Computational Social Science (Springer)
Review Editor (Data Mining and Management), Frontiers in Big Data (Frontiers)