Rossano Schifanella is an Assistant Professor in computer science at the University of Turin where he is a member of the Applied Research on Computational Complex Systems (ARC²S) group. He is also a researcher at ISI Foundation, and a former visiting scientist at Nokia Bell Labs, Yahoo Labs and at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing where he was applying computational methods to model social behavior in online platforms in collaborations with the Networks & agents Network (NaN) group.