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Assistant Professor with time contract

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Research groups Nexa Center for Internet & Society
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Funded by commercial contracts

  • Servizi di analisi e studio a supporto delle attività di competenza dell’Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale per la valutazione comparativa di tipo tecnico ed economico dell'acquisizione e riuso di software per le pubbliche amministrazioni, (2019-2019) - Responsabile Scientifico

    Commercial contracts for the provision of services


    • ITALIA



Other activities and projects related to research

Antonio is specialized in empirical methodologies for software engineering, with a focus on software and data quality improvement. He also conducts interdisciplinary studies on the relationship between digital technologies and society. Relying on both approaches, he is currently studying how to detect and mitigate potential discriminations deriving from biases in the data and in the algorithms of automated decision systems.

Antonio has been Director of Research at the Nexa Center for Internet and Society at Politecnico di Torino (Italy) from November 2015 to August 2017 and Research Programs Manager at ORS s.r.l. ( from September 2017 to January 2018.

Further in the past, he has been post-doctoral research fellow at the chair of Software and Systems Engineering ( at the Technische Universität München (Germany) and junior scientist at the Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering ( in Maryland, USA. He holds a PhD in Information and System Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy), obtained working at the Software Engineering Research Group ( with a doctoral thesis on the empirical assessment of the impact of static code analysis on software quality.