Giovanni Iacca

Via Sommarive, 9 - 38123 Povo
tel. 0461 285220
giovanni.iacca[at]unitn [dot] it
  • 2011, PhD at University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 2006, MSc at Technical University of Bari, Italy
Carriera accademica ed attività didattica
  • 2018-         Assistant Professor at University of Trento, Italy
  • 2017-2018 Postdoc at RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • 2013-2016 Postdoc at EPFL and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2012-2016 Postdoc at INCAS³, The Netherlands
  • 2006-2009 Software Engineer at Sintesi SCpA, Italy
Interessi di ricerca

I'm interested in various aspects of AI and engineering, particularly in applications of evolutionary algorithms to robotics and (distributed) embedded systems.

My main research areas are:

  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Estimation of Distribution Algorithms
  • Multi-objective Optimization
  • Constrained Optimization
  • Memetic Computing
  • Swarm Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Embedded Systems
  • Distributed Computing
  • Agent-based simulations
  • Network systems
  • Robotics
Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici
  • IEEE CIS Memetic Computing Emerging Technologies Task Force
  • COST Action ImAppNIO, Working Group “Practice-Driven Theory”
  • EURO Working Group on Stochastic Programming and Applications
  • EURO Working Group on Metaheuristics
  • EURO Working Group on Network Optimization
  • EURO Working Group on Continuous Optimization
  • EURO Working Group Data Science Meets Optimization
Premi e riconoscimenti
  • EvoApplications 2017 Best Paper Award
  • UKCI 2012 AWARENESS Best Paper Award
  • IEEE CIS Outstanding Student-Paper Award 2011
Convegni e conferenze
  • Co-organizer of EvoGeneral, Evostar, Leipzig, Apr 2019
  • Co-organizer of the EIEHSCoEvo Workshop, GECCO, Kyoto, Jul 2018
  • Co-organizer of the EIEHSCoEvo Workshop, GECCO, Berlin, Jul 2017
  • Co-organizer of EvoComNet, Evostar, Parma, Apr 2018
  • Co-organizer of EvoKnow, Evostar, Parma, Apr 2018
  • Co-organizer of EvoComNet, Evostar, Amsterdam, Apr 2017
  • Co-organizer of EvoKnow, Evostar, Amsterdam, Apr 2017
  • Co-organizer of the Workshop on Memetic Computing, IEEE SSCI, Orlando, Dec 2014

Personal website: