Prof. Leonardo Vanneschi

Prof. Leonardo Vanneschi

Full Professor at NOVA IMS, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Leonardo Vanneschi is a Full Professor at NOVA IMS, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), and he is the Director of the Information Management research center (MagIC). The impact of his work is reflected in almost 300 published contributions, including more than 100 in high-impact scientific journals, and numerous citations. His research interests include Machine Learning, Data Science, Complex Systems, and Evolutionary Computation. His work revolves around the vision that theoretical studies can enhance the state-of-the-art computational methods, providing practical value in real-world impactful application areas, such as medicine, biology, engineering, economics, logistics and many others. He holds editorial roles in multiple scientific journals, and contribute to international conferences as an associated editor and steering committee member. In 2015, he was honored with the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Evolutionary Computation in Europe, in the context of EvoStar, the leading European Event on Bio-Inspired Computation.