Alessandro Fiori

IT Project Manager

Dr. Fiori holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, and the European Ph.D. degree from Politecnico di Torino, Italy.  He was a Post-doctoral researcher at the Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica of the Politecnico di Torino from January 2010 until December 2011. He attended the Ph.D. in “Information and System Engineering” from January 2007 until December 2009. He spent a period of 6 months (March 2009-August 2009) abroad at Databases and Information Systems Group of “Max-Planck Insitut fur Informatik”, Saarbrucken (Germany). The research activity was focused on the study of the knowledge stored in biological ontologies (e.g. UMLS) in order to extract informative paths.

He has been IT project manager of the LAS (Laboratory Assistant Suite) project at the Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment of Candiolo (IRCC), Italy since January 2012. His research and development activities are focused on information systems and analysis frameworks oriented to the management and integration of biological and molecular data.

Professional experiences

From To Position Employer Project topic
February 2013 Today Project Manager Fondazione del Piemonte per l’Oncologia (FPO)- Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (IRCC) – Candiolo (Italy)
Laboratory Assistant Suite project
March 2013 April 2013 Informatic consultant I.N.B.B. Single Agent anit-MEK therapy in metastatic colorectal carcinoma: A preclinical trial in patient-derived xenografts transcriptionally enriched for potential responders
January 2013 February 2013 Informatic consultant ISKRA di Paolo Griot Document analysis
January 2013 February 2013 Informatic consultant Fondazione del Piemonte per l’Oncologia (FPO) – Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (IRCC) – Candiolo (Italy) Heracles project
January 2012 December 2012 Informatic consultant Fondazione Piemontese per la Ricerca sul Cancro – Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (IRCC) – Candiolo (Italy) Laboratory Assistant Suite project
January 2010 December 2011 Post-doc researcher Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica – Politecnico di Torino Study of data mining techniques
January 2011 March 2011 Informatic consultant Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (IRCC) – Candiolo (Italy) Feasibility study of management systems for research laboratories
March 2009 August 2009 Visiting PhD student Databases and Information Systems (Gerhard Weikum) – Max-Planck Institut fur Informatik – Saarbrucken (Germany) Data mining techniques applied to biomedical ontologies
January 2007 December 2009 PhD in Information and SystemEngineeringXXII cycle Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica – Politecnico di Torino Extraction of biologicalknowledge by means of datamining techniques
January 2007 December 2010 Informatic consultant Fondazione IBD Onlus – Torino Design and develop of web services to manage research activities

Publications

 

Research projects

Title Web page Resources
Microarray feature selection Feature selection Stratified kfold
RankGene
Microarray clustering Classification Distance
Biological summarizer BioSumm
Document summarization Document summarization
Social network mining Social network mining
Biomedical data management and integration LAS webiste

Teaching activities

He was Lecturer for the following lessons:

Year Lesson Course University
2013 Sommarizzazione e Generazione Internet Festival 2013 Università di Pisa
2013 From unstructured data to biological databases: a practical example Dottorato di Ricerca in Sistemi Complessi per le scienze della vita Università di Torino

He was Assistant lecturer for the following courses:

Academic year Course University
2016-2017 Basi di dati Politecnico di Torino
2016-2017 Database Management Systems Politecnico di Torino
2015-2016 Database Management Systems Politecnico di Torino
2014-2015 Database Management Systems Politecnico di Torino
2013-2014 Database Management Systems Politecnico di Torino
2012-2013 Database Management Systems Politecnico di Torino
2011-2012 Database Management Systems Politecnico di Torino
2010-2011 Database Management Systems Politecnico di Torino
2009-2010 Tecnologia delle basi dati Politecnico di Torino
2008-2009 Basi di dati Politecnico di Torino
2007-2008 Tecniche e Linguaggi di Programmazione Politecnico di Torino
2007-2008 Basi di dati Politecnico di Torino