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Matteo Lissandrini has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Aalborg University working on Data Exploration and Knowledge Graph Management systems.

Matteo has been a Marie Skłodowska Curie IF fellow. He received his PhD from the University of Trento (Italy) with a thesis on exploratory search for information graphs. He was also a member of the DbTrento research group.

He has been visiting researcher at the HP Labs in Palo Alto, California in 2013, and at the Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2014.

Research Topics:

Matteo is currently researching on Exploratory Analytics on Knowledge Graphs and Graph Data Management Systems (Graph DBMSes).

He has been researching on Exploratory Methods for Data Analytics, and in particular on Exemplar Queries.

His research interests include also data mining, especially on knowledge graphs, data quality, recommender systems, and analysis of user-generated content from the Web and social media.

Other interests intersect with advanced web technologies, web standards, and user-centered web development.


He is constantly eager to learn from and with a team of smart and motivated students. Currently, he is working with:

Service, Experiences, and Collaborations:

He is one of the organizers of the International Workshop on Search, Exploration, and Analysis in Heterogeneous Datastores (SEA Data)

He is currently member of the Editorial Board of the VLDB Journal.

He has also served as a reviewer for many important conferences and journals in the fields of database technologies, data management, data mining, and information retrieval, in particular: WSDM'13; WWW'13,'14,'22,23; EDBT'14,'15,'18,'20,'21,'23; ICDE'15,'16,'18,'20,'22,'23; VLDB'15,'21,'22,'23; KDD'19,'20; SIGMOD'21,'23; SIGIR'20,'21,'22; VLDB Journal; TKDE; TODS; and the new Transactions on Graph Data and Knowledge (TGDK).