The CINI Big Data Lab establishes two Distinguished Awards for the Best Ph.D. and the Best Master Theses in the area of Big data and Data science. The goals of the awards are to promote and recognize outstanding theses, increase the visibility of young researchers inside the lab as well as in the larger Italian scientific community, and inspire members of the big data and data science community thus facilitating transdisciplinary collaborations.
Ph.D. and Master’s degree thesis in all fields of Big Data and Data Science are eligible. Theses successfully defended in 2021 are eligible.
The theses will be evaluated by a committee of experts based on originality and potential impact on the Big Data and Data Science community. Three candidates for each award will be selected and invited to give a presentation to the committee during the ITADATA2022 conference that will be held 20-21 September in Milan. The two winners will be nominated during the awards ceremony scheduled at the end of the conference and will receive a prize of 500 euros. The Ph.D. winner will be invited to publish an extended abstract of the thesis in the ITADATA2022 proceedings and give a talk at the conference.
The candidate must submit the thesis in pdf here by 31 May 2022, with the following information:
The selection committee members for the 2022 competition are:
The selection committee will solicit the opinion of members of the research community as appropriate.
Theses supervised by members of the selection committee are not eligible.
The CINI Big Data Lab is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes submissions of outstanding theses from all authors.