Contacts

Office: UPIT – Unità Per l’Innovazione Tecnologica
2nd Floor, Polo didattico cravino, segreterie cravino entrance;
Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering,
University of Pavia
Via Ferrata 5 27100 Pavia (Italy)

Tel: +39-0382-98 5058
Fax: +39-0382-98 5060
E-Mail: lucia.sacchi (at) unipv.it

Consulting hours

Student consulting times: on request (by e-mail)

Current Position

Assistant Professor (RTDB), Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy

Academic Degree

2007 Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: Learning Temporal Relationships between Complex Patterns: Theory and Applications in Gene Expression Analysis.

2003 Laurea (Master’s degree) in Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: Astrazioni temporali per il clustering e la classificazione di profili di espressione genica. Score: 110 out of 110 cum laude.

Appointments

2012-2015 Assistant Professor (RTDA). Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
2010-2012 Senior Research Fellow. Department od Computer Science, Brunel University, London, UK.
2007-2010 Post-doc researcher. Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pavia, Italy
October – December 2008 Visiting Researcher. Department of Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
September – December 2005, July 2006 Visiting Student. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Ljubljana. Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2003 – 2006 PhD Student in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics. Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Italy

Research Interests

CLinical Decision SUpport Systems, Personalized Medicine, CLinical Data Mining, Big Data Analytics, Temporal Abstractions, Temporal Association Rule Mining

Teaching Activity

2012-today Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Module, Master’s degree in Bioengineering, University of Pavia

International and National Organizations, Awards

2015- Board member, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine society (AIME)
2015- Vice-chair, IMIA Working Group on Data Mining and Big Data Analytics
2008 Italian National Bioengineering Group Award “Paolo Inchingolo”
2007 Diploma from the Graduate Program of the Institute for Advanced Study (IUSS) of Pavia

Organization of Scientific Events

2015 Loal Organizing Chair, 15th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME2015), 17-20 June 2015, Pava, Italy.
2012 Co-chair of the 17th Workshop on Intelligent Data Analysis in Biomedicine and Pharmacology (IDAMAP 2012, November 22nd 2012, Pavia, Italy)
2009 Co-chair of the 14th Workshop on Intelligent Data Analysis in Biomedicine and Pharmacology (IDAMAP 2009)
2009 Member of the Program Committee of the 12th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME’09)


Research Projects

2013-2016 MOSAIC (FP7 – 600914) (http://www.mosaicproject.eu/) 36 months, starting January 2013
2011-2015 MobiGuide (FP7-287811) (http://www.mobiguide-project.eu/). 48 months, starting November 2011
2010-2012 EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Science Research council) grant RRR1025R29033: “Data Integrity and Intelligent Data Analysis techniques applied to a Glaucoma progression dataset”
2008-2011 FONDAZIONE CARIPLO – Bioinformatica per l’ingegneria tissutale: creazione di un gruppo di ricerca internazionale
2007-2011 MIUR FIRB – ITALBIONET: Italian Bioinformatics Network
2005-2007 MIUR PRIN – Modelli dinamici dell’espressione genica e proteica in cellule progenitrici endoteliali nell’evoluzione del diabete
2004-2006 MIUR PRIN – Analisi intelligente dei dati di monitoraggio di emodialisi per il miglioramento dei processi di cura
2003-2005 MIUR PRIN – Modelli dinamici dell’espressione genica da dati di microarray

Performance

My performance as a teacher? See the web site: https://valmon.ds.unifi.it/sisvaldidat/unipv/index.php – courses “INTELLIGENZA ARTIFICIALE IN MEDICINA” (Ingegneria industriale e dell’informazione – Bioingegneria LM DM270)

Publication list

Author of about 190 scientific publications

Publication list in Pubmed

Bibliometric indices

Citations 1019 (total) 282 (since 2014)
h-index 18 (total) 11 (since 2014)