Seminars | Doctoral Program - Information Engineering and Computer Science


The aim of the PI Stories is to provide the opportunity to our PhD students to learn the success stories of some of the most talented researchers in the world. Each speaker will present a research project she led as a principal investigator. The presentation will cover the scientific scope of the project and the most important results the project achieved. We solicit the speakers also to share their own experience of turning a research idea into a successful project winning a competitive grant.

All meetings are open to PhD Students, Undergraduate and Master students enrolled at DISI, as well as to people interested in the proposed topics.

Free participation upon registration online.

Up coming...

June 20, 2024 | 1:00- 2:00 pm - room Garda, Polo Ferrari 1 - Via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento) 
Third time's the charm by Carlos E. Budde, University of Trento
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June 27, 2024 | 1:00- 2:00 pm - room Garda, Polo Ferrari 1 - Via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento) 
ERC Robofluid: creating wearable robots using digital fluidics to enhance and support human abilities by Vito Cacucciolo, Politecnico di Bari and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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May 23, 2024 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm - room Garda, Polo Ferrari 1 - Via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento) 
One fell swoop: Transforming an ERC idea into two national grants by Davide Mottin, Aarhus University (Denmark)
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May 09, 2024 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm - room Garda, Polo Ferrari 1 - Via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento) 
STEP-RL: Specializing TEmporal Planning using Reinforcement Learning by Andrea Micheli, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
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April 04, 2024 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm - room Garda, Polo Ferrari 1 - Via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento) 
The KeepA(n)I Project: From basic to applied research and innovation on AI evaluation by Jahna Otterbacher, Open University of Cyprus, CYENS Centre of Excellence Nicosia
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June 27, 2023 |  3 - 4 pm - online
Using AI to Enable Digital Medicine by Giorgio Quer (Scripps Research Translational Institute)
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April 27, 2023 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm - room A110, Polo Ferrari 1 - Via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento) 
Modern Scientists: Funding Hunters by Riccardo Bassoli (TU Dresden - Technical University of Dresden )
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March 28, 2023 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm - room A107, Polo Ferrari 1 - Via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento) 
UNREAL, making an ERC StG real by Antonio Vergari (University of Edinburgh)
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October 20, 2022  | 1:00 - 2:00 pm - online
Reverse-engineering Drosophila action selection and movement control by Pavan Ramdya (EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
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June 6, 2022 
Adventures in geometric deep learning by Emanuele Rodolà (Università La Sapienza)
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May 30, 2022
Good practices learnt as a young PI by Fabio Poiesi (FBK-Fondazione Bruno Kessler)
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May 11, 2022  
Dos and don'ts of being a researcher: some lessons I've learned on the way by Marco Baroni (ICREA, Pompeu Fabra University)
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April 14, 2022  
Getting MSCA IF project "MCAPEFA" at the University of Trento by Marko Barjaktarovic (University of Trento)
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March 24, 2022 
Methodologies for assessing the privacy risks and transparency of mobile applications by Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez (IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid)
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March 14, 2022 
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship: getting it and getting through by Dr Paolo Aversa (Bayes Business School) and Dr Elena Bruni (LUISS and WU)
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June 9, 2021
Towards socially intelligent robots: preliminary results of the H2020 SPRING and the ANR ML3RI projects by Xavier Alameda-Pineda (Université Grenoble-Alpes)
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May 5, 2021
AI and Robotics for Extreme Environments by Sara Bernardini (Royal Holloway University of London)
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April 7, 2021
Interdisciplinary approaches to the Scheduling of Event-triggered Networked Control Systems by Manuel Mazo Espinosa (Delft Center for Systems and Control -DCSC)
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March 10, 2021
ERC Consolidator Grant 2020 ARTIST: Automated Reasoning with Theories and Induction for Software Technologies by Laura Kovács (Vienna University of Technology)
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February 10, 2021
Selling your “high risk-high gain” project: A testimony from acquiring ERC and FET-Open funding by Marian Verhelst (Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven)
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