PhD Sapienza University – Irene Finocchi is a Professor of Computer Science at LUISS Guido Carli University. Before joining LUISS, she was an Associate Professor at Sapienza University of Rome and has been a visiting researcher at IT University of Copenhagen and AT&T Research Laboratories.
Her research interests are mostly on big data analytics, working at the intersection of programming languages and algorithmics. She is Associate Editor of the ACM Journal on Experimental Algorithms since 2014 and has served on the Steering and Program Committee of many major conferences in the fields of programming languages, systems, and algorithms. Besides top-notch conferences, her papers have appeared in journals such as ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems, ACM Transactions on Algorithms, ACM Journal on Experimental Algorithms, ACM Computing Surveys, and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
She is a co-winner of a Distinguished Paper Award at the 26th ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications, and has received several best-paper invitations to journal special issues and handbook chapters.