Assistant Professor

Department of Information Engineering
University of Padova
Via Gradenigo 6/B
I-35131 Padova, Italy


Office: 405 B

E-mail: silvestri ♦ dei • unipd • it (♦=at, •=dot)
Skype: yuri_rwx
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Curriculum: pdf (last update May 7th, 2015)
Francesco Silvestri

Research Interests

My main research area is the design and analysis of fast and scalable algorithms that fully exploit the resources available in modern computing architectures, with a focus on parallel processing and memory hierarchies. In particular, I have been working on the following topics:

Brief Bio

I received the Laurea degree (summa cum laude, 2005) and the Ph.D. degree (2009), both in Computer Engineering, from the University of Padova and under the supervision of Prof. Andrea Pietracaprina. Since December 2016, I'm assistan professor at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padova. Previously, I was post-doc in the ERC Project Scalable Similarity Search at the IT University of Copenhagen from 2015 to 2016, and post-doc at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padova from 2009 to 2014. From 2013 to 2014 I was visiting scholar with and part-time lecturer at the IT University of Copenhagen. From 2007 to 2008, I visited the Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin.

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