Dino Pedreschi is a professor of computer science at the University of Pisa, and a pioneering scientist in data science and artificial intelligence. He co-leads the Pisa KDD Lab – Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Laboratory http://kdd.isti.cnr.it, a joint research initiative of the University of Pisa and the Italian National Research Council – CNR.
is research focus is on big data analytics and mining, machine learning and AI, and their impact on society: human mobility and sustainable cities, social network analysis, complex social and economic systems, data ethics, discrimination-preventing and privacy-preserving data analytics, explainable AI. He is currently shaping the research frontier of Human-centered Artificial Intelligence, as a leading figure in the European network of research labs Humane-AI-Net (scientific director of the line “Societal-aware AI”).
He is a founder of SoBigData.eu, the European H2020 Research Infrastructure “Big Data Analytics and Social Mining Ecosystem” www.sobigdata.eu. Dino is currently the Italian member of the Responsible AI working group of GPAI – the Global Partnership an AI, a member of the OECD Network of Experts in AI, a member of the panel of the Council of Europe for the application of AI in law, and the coordinator of the working group “Big Data & AI for Policy” of the Italian Government “data-driven” Task-force for the Covid-19 emergency.
In May 2020 Dino has been requested by the European Parliament (IMCO Committee) to write an in-depth study on the impact of AI on online platforms and marketplaces. Since 2017, Dino is the director of the Data Science PhD program at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa.