Luca Vassio

Assistant Professor with time contract

Department of Control and Computer Engineering (DAUIN)

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center SmartData@PoliTO - Big Data and Data Science Laboratory



Assistant professor at Politecnico di Torino after obtaining a PhD in Electronics and Communication Engineering, “cum laude” and an MSc in Mathematical Engineering. In the last years, he was hosted and worked for Bell Labs, MIT, UFMG, EPFL, UFMG, and GE Aviation. He is interested in many fields of data science, from big data analytics problems to the usage of statistical, machine learning and data mining approaches. He is an expert in creating analytical and data-driven models of real phenomena and optimizing performances in different scenarios. His current work is focused on studying the behaviour of the people, with a focus on (i) internet measurements, (ii) social networks, (iii) urban mobility.

His research interests include:

- Data-driven and analytical modelling of human behaviour

- Internet traffic data analysis

- Cybersecurity and privacy

- Online social networks

- Mobility and transportation

- Machine learning and data mining for big data analytics


- 45+ peer-reviewed international publications

- 50+ supervised students

- Teaching in 7 graduate courses

- Chair in 4 Workshops, and TPC in 5+ conferences

- Increasing citation rate, with first published paper in 2014

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Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

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