Luigia Aiello

Universit√† di Roma “La Sapienza”

Luigia Aiello is a Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti at Sapienza University of Rome. She is the director of DIAG, former DIS, and Chair of the Doctoral Program in “Ingegneria Informatica”, and Chair of the curriculum in “Ingegneria Informatica”.

She is the founder and first president of AI*IA, the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence and has coordinated several national programs, projects, working groups, and networks of excellence of the European Union. An expert in evaluation and review committees, and member of several editorial boards.

Luigia Aiello was researcher at ISTI of Institute of the National Research Council of Italy. She worked at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the Stanford University, directed by J. McCarthy, on automated deduction and the construction of interactive proof checkers, with applications to program verification. At DIS she founded a research group in Artificial Intelligence, researching knowledge representation and automated reasoning.

She has investigated on the potential of some modal logics for representing autoepistemic reasoning and for dealing with incomplete (default) knowledge. She applied AI techniques for the construction of intelligent systems and systems that support human learning; she has done research in cognitive robotics and the application of planning techniques to security.

Degree in Mathematics at the University of Pisa.