Claudio Carpineto is the head of the Information Privacy group at Fondazione Ugo Bordoni in Rome, where he has worked since 1986. He earned his 'laurea' degree (summa cum laude) in electronic engineering at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' in 1984.
He was Visiting Associate at George Mason University and at the University of Aberdeen. He has published about 70 papers in information retrieval, artificial intelligence, and data mining, including the book Concept Data Analysis: Theory and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, 2004.
He is the author of the first mobile web clustering engines and has been General and Program Chair of the 29th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2007).
His current research interests include Internet privacy and data anonymization, personalized and contextual information retrieval, text and pattern mining, and knowledge extraction from the web and from large-scale text collections.