Alberto Corni Curriculum Vitae

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I am a IT engeneer working at the Department of Engineering Enzo Ferrari of the Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia. I am part of the DBGroup research group and Co-founder associate of DataRiver, I am a computer programmer and a system administrator.



March 2001 Dottorato (Ph.D.) degree from the University of Bologna

March 1997 Degree (Italian laurea) in Engineering (Computer Science) at the University of Modena (Italy) with 110/110 cum Laude

Technical knowledge

Programming: Java, Python, Perl, javascript, Git, Emacs

Management and networking: Linux, Hp/Aruba Procurve, Fortigate

DBMS: every day: MySql, hsql and several other (because of data integration tests): postgres, MS sql-server

Linux: administration, security and firewalling.

Work experiences

Since 2006 I'm working as Information Technology staff at DIEF as manager of the campus network and servers system administrator.

Since 2009 co-founder associate of DataRiver ( a data integration company, university spin-off. In Datariver I am responsible for Hardware and Software architecture.

2004 to 2010 designer and developer of the Production and Quality management web tool for a Biomedical manifacturer.

2001 to 2006 as Software Engineer in Democenter ( as design and development of Web applications.

2001 to 2006 designer and first developer of Iungo, a supply chain order negotiation tool and P2P distributed traceability system.

Academic experience

now I'm part of the DBGroup research group at the Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia.

since 2018 Involved in the European Project "TRAFAIR - Understanding traffic flows to improve air quality"

2019 Lessons as "Cultore della materia" for the coruse "Big Data Management and Governance".

2015 Lessons as "Cultore della materia" for the coruse "Tecnolgia delle basi di dati" (Data Base tecnologies).

2002 Part of the SEWASIE european project (search engine for accessing to heterogeneous data sources via semantic enrichment using ontologies)

2001 Ph.D. Thesis: Intelligent Information Integration: The MOMIS Project

2000 Reference engineer for the development of the MOMIS prototype (Integration of Multiple Information Sources)

1999 Six month visit at the Northeastern University (Boston, USA) working with professor Kennet Baclawski on an Information Retrieval project based on ontologies.

1998 Participation at the development of ODBTools prototype (OODB schemas supporting schema validation and reorganization)

Laurea Thesis 1997 Concerning Data Bases, with professor Sonia Bergamaschi. ODB-DSQO a ODMG-93 standard compliant OODB schema validator and query optimizer WWW server

1995 Participation at ACM collegiate programming contest as member of the University of Modena Team.

1994 Participation at ACM collegiate programming contest as member of the University of Modena Team.


2019 Laura Po, Federica Rollo, Chiara Bachechi, Alberto Corni: From Sensors Data to Urban Traffic Flow Analysis - Conference: IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2019)

2015 Ilaria Bartolini, Domenico Beneventano, Sonia Bergamaschi, Paolo Ciaccia, Alberto Corni, Mirko Orsini, Marco Patella, Marco Maria Santese: MOMIS Goes Multimedia: WINDSURF and the Case of Top-K Queries. SEBD 2015: 200-207

2009 Sonia Bergamaschi, Laura Po, Serena Sorrentino, Alberto Corni: Dealing with Uncertainty in Lexical Annotation. RITA 16(2): 93-96 (2009)

2001 Domenico Beneventano, Sonia Bergamaschi, Ilario Benetti, Alberto Corni, Francesco Guerra, G. Malvezzi: SI-Designer: A Tool for Intelligent Integration of Information. HICSS 2001

2000 Information Integration: the MOMIS Project Demonstration. Autors: S.Bergamaschi, S.Castano, A.Corni, R.Guidetti, G.Malvezzi, M.Merchiori and M.Vincini in the VLDB demo session, September 2000, Cairo, Egypt (speaker).

1998 Status of the art of the data-warehouse commercial systems, authors: A.Corni, M.Vincini, (INTERDATA research project)

1998 Status of art of intelligent information extraction/integration research, authors: S.Bergamaschi, D.Beneventano, A.Corni, M.Vincini (INTERDATA research project}.

1997 ODB-Tool: validazione di schemi e ottimizzazione semantica on-line per basi di dati object oriented (in Italian), authors: D.Beneventano, A.Corni, S.Lodi, and M.Vincini; Convegno su Sistemi Evoluti per Basi di Dati (SEBD'97), Verona, Italy, June 1997.