Speaker Profile – Francesco Calabrese

Speaker: Francesco Calabrese
Time/Place: June 6th 2013 – 11:35 / Burlington Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
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Topic: AllAboard: a system for exploring urban mobility and optimizing public transport using cellphone data – Watch Now


Francesco_CalabreseFrancesco Calabrese is an Advisory Research Staff Member at the IBM Research – Ireland center in Dublin, Ireland.

Francesco manages the Smarter Urban Dynamics group, focusing on developing analytics and tools to better understand and optimize the urban dynamics.

He received the Laurea (BS and MS) degree in Computer Engineering, cum laude, in 2004, and the Ph.D. in Computer and System Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 2007.He was research scientist and postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2007 to 2010, where he leaded research in urban networks & society.

His research interests include ubiquitous computing, intelligent transportation systems, urban network analysis and the design of distributed control systems.

He has co-authored over 60 scientific publications. His work has been exhibited in leading museums worldwide, including the Venice Biennale, Science Gallery and MoMA, NY.

Francesco Calabrese is a member of the IEEE and the Control Systems Society.