Francesco Guerra received his PhD in information engineering at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2003. He is an Associate Professor in the same University at the Department of Engineering “Enzo Ferrari”, where he teaches software engineering and big data analysis.
His main research interests include keyword search, management, integration and analysis of big data, ontologies, and the Semantic Web. Francesco Guerra is author of about one hundred publications in scientific journals and conferences and has participated in several Italian and International projects. Francesco Guerra was Chair of the Management Committee of the KEYSTONE COST Action (IC1302) — http://www.keystone-cost.eu and principal investigator of the INEA CEF Telecom Project Re-search Alps (http://researchalps.eu/).