Luca Vassio

Fixed-term tenure-track assistant professor
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 Highlights: - 60+ peer-reviewed international publications - 50+ supervised students - Teaching in 8 graduate courses - Chair in 4 Workshops, and TPC in 10+ conferences - Increasing citation rate, with first published paper in 2014 You can find more about me at:

Scientific branch

(Area 0009 - Industrial and information engineering)


ERC sectors

PE6_7 - Artificial intelligence, intelligent systems, multi agent systems
SH3_12 - Communication and information, networks, media
PE8_4 - Computational engineering
PE7_8 - Networks (communication networks, sensor networks, networks of robots, etc.)
PE6_12 - Scientific computing, simulation and modelling tools
PE7_3 - Simulation engineering and modelling
SH3_5 - Social influence; power and group behaviour
PE6_10 - Web and information systems, database systems, information retrieval and digital libraries, data fusion


Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 13: Climate action


Collegi of the degree programmes



MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati


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Projects funded by commercial contracts

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Supervised PhD students

  • Giordano Paoletti. Programme in Ingegneria Informatica E Dei Sistemi (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
    Research subject: Analyzing Online Social Networks: Implications for Cybersecurity and Misinformation
    Data science, Computer vision and AI
    Data science, Computer vision and AI


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