Dr. Chiara Renso helds a PhD and M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from University of Pisa (1992, 1997). She is currently a researcher at ISTI Institute of CNR, Italy. Her research interests are related to spatio-temporal reasoning, data mining query languages, and ontologies. She has been involved in several national and international projects, such as GeoPKDD Project (http://www.geopkdd.eu). She has served as reviewer for several data mining conferences. She has been co-chair of the ICLP Workshop on Complex Reasoning on Geographical Data (2001), of the Workshop Spatial, Temporal, and Spatio-temporal Data Mining (SSTDM'08) in conjunction IEEE ICDM 2008.
She has been co-organizer of Workshop SADM, Semantic Aspects of Data Mining (http://www-kdd.isti.cnr.it/SADM) and the Second Edition of SADM, in conjunction to ICDM 2009. She also served as Local Organizer Chair for IEEE ICDM 2008.