She is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of the National Research Council (IIT-CNR) in Pisa, Italy, under the Trust, Security, and Privacy research unit. She also collaborates with the Sysma unit at IMT School for Advanced Studies, in Lucca, Italy.
Her field of research lies between Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science. Specifically, she studies novel techniques for online fake news/fake accounts detection and automated methods to rank the reputability of online news media.
She is the author of several international publications on these themes and usually gives talks and lectures on the topic. She is in the core team of the TOFFEe project (TOols for Fighting FakEs), funded by IMT.
He is an Associate Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication (DISCo). He works in the Information and Knowledge Representation, Retrieval, and Reasoning (IKR3) Lab. He has been co-chair of several special tracks and workshops at international conferences, and general co-chair of MDAI 2019. He is an Associate Editor of Social Network Analysis and Mining, an Editorial Board Member of Online Social Networks and Media, and a Guest Editor of several Special Issues in International Journals related to information disorder detection.
His main research activities include Social Computing, Information Retrieval, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Trust and Reputation Management, and User Modeling. On these topics, he has written several international publications.