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Cristian Consonni

Ph.D. in Computer Science, free software activist, physicist and storyteller

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Bio

Cristian Consonni, Ph.D., is a research scientist in computational social science at the Big Data & Data Science unit in Eurecat, Centre Tecnològic de Catalunya. Cristian obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Trento with a thesis on the emerging knowledge from the structure of links in Wikipedia. He has been editing Wikipedia since 2007 and he has been active in the broader Wikimedia community since then: he has served on the board of Wikimedia_Italia from 2007 to 2017 in various roles; he has been a member of the international organizing committee of Wiki Loves Monuments 2013; and from June 2013 to June 2015, he has been a member of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Funds Dissemination Committee.

Activities

Editorial Activity

  • Program Committee for the following conferences:
  • Reviewing - including external reviewing - for the following journals and conferences:
    • Computing journal, Elsevier
    • ICDCS 2016, International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems

Teaching

  • from a. y. 2016/2017 to date - Algoritmi e Strutture Dati, B.Sc. in Computer Science; prof. Alberto Montresor
  • a. y. 2015/2016 - Informatica, B.Sc. in Mathematics; prof. Roberto Zunino

Awards

  • 2016-2017 Microsoft Azure Research Award (CRM:0518942) - USD 20,000 as sponsored Microsoft Azure account, i. e. computational resources on Microsoft Azure

Positions