Alberto Corni Curriculum Vitae

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I am a Software Engeneer working at the Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia. In 2001 I obtained the Dottorato (PhD) degree from the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica (DEIS) of the University of Bologna. I worked with Professor Sonia Bergamaschi and my tutor was Professor Claudio Sartori



March 2001 Dottorato (Ph.D.) degree from the University of Bologna (CSITE-CNR hosted at

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

Technical knowledge

Java: Jakarta.Turbine, J2EE, Hibernate, wickets

Management and networking: on Linux, Solaris

Programming languages: Java, Perl

DBMS: every day: MySql, hsql and several other (because of data integration tests): postgres, oracle, MS sql-server, ingres, h4

Linux: administration and firewalling.

Work experiences

now I'm working since 2006 as Computer Science Technician at DIEF. My roles are Manager of the Campus Network and System administrator.

since 2009 Incorporator of DataRiver ( a data integration company, university spin-off.

since 2004 designer and developer of the Production and Quality management web tool for a Biomedical manifacturer M4 s.r.l. (

2001 I worked till the 2006 as Software Engeneer in Democenter ( as design and developmer of Web applications. I was the designer and main developer of the Iungo (, a supply chain order negotiation tool) and P2P (* a secure and distributed traceability system) projects.

2001 Designer of the LoNem software architecture ( * )

1999 Consulting activity for Ecipar Soc. Cons. a R.L. (Bologna)

1997 Consultant for CINECA (Inter University consortium): Project and developement of an information system for a mechanical enterprise: Access (Prototype), Oracle (DBMS), Java (Internet front-end)

Academic experience

now I'm part of the DBGroup research group at the Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia. My role is designer and developer of the Source integrator tool MOMIS.

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

1994 Participation at ACM collegiate programming contest


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.