Ruggero G. Pensa received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin in 2003 and the Ph.D. in Computer Science from INSA of Lyon in 2006. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Turin. His main research interests include data mining and knowledge discovery, data science, privacy-preserving algorithms for data management, social network analysis and spatio-temporal data analysis. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal.