PhD, University of Bologna

Alberto Santini is Assistant Professor of Operational Research at UPF, and a Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor. He is also the founder of AIRO Young, the youth chapter of the Italian O.R. Society.

He works in the field of optimization and employs exact, heuristic, and hybrid methods to solve hard combinatorial problems. He has recently started to explore synergies between machine learning and heuristic optimization algorithms.