Ferdinando Fioretto

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Ferdinando (Nando, for short) Fioretto is a postdoctoral fellow in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and System Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, working with Pascal Van Hentenryck. Prior to this, he was a research fellow at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in a double program from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Udine and the Department of Computer Science at New Mexico State University.


Nando's research focuses on artificial intelligence, multiagent systems, and data privacy. Nando has published in several top-ranked artificial intelligence journals and conferences and has served the program committee of various artificial intelligence conferences, including AAAI, IJCAI, AAMAS, and CP. He is the recipient of a best student paper award (CMSB, 2013), a most visionary paper award (AAMAS workshop series, 2017), and a best AI dissertation award (AI*IA, 2017).

Most Visionary Paper Award: International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) Workshop series 2017
Best AI Dissertation Award: Italian Artificial Intelligence Association, (AI*IA) 2017
NMSU Top 5% Graduate student honor’s cord: New Mexico State University 2016
3 Years Ph.D. Scholarship Award: University of Udine 2013-2016
Outstanding Research Assistant Award: New Mexico State University 2013
Best Student Paper Award: Computational Methods in Systems Biology (CMSB) 2013
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award: New Mexico State University 2012
Honors Graduate recognition (for outstanding academic success). New Mexico State University 2012