Thesis topics

  • Building scientific data repositories to support data analysis: The thesis will focus on investigating possible sources of scientific information, and in particular based on information collected from social networks of researchers. Initial reading for this thesis link
  • Quality analysis of social network information in emergency situations.  The thesis will focus on quality aspects of the information gathered from geolocated tweets, and in particular images, in particular analyzing the precision of the image geolocation. Paper to read if you are interested in this topic: link

If you are interested write me for an appointment.


  • Information Systems (in Italian)
  • Digital Technology (in English)
  • Progetto di Ingegneria Informatica – see web site

all course information and material is made available  on the Beep platform

Other courses

For Polimi IT Master students: new Honours programme “Scientific Research in Information Technology” https://www.polimi.it/in-evidenza/dettaglio-news/article/10/un-honours-programme-per-leccellenza-nella-ricerca-it-5352/ – (Comp. Sci. and Eng. topics here)

IdeaLeague Doctoral School “Engineering Complex Systems with Big data and information Technology ECS-BIT’18” (link)

For Polimi Master students: Honours programme “Engineering for Sustainable Development” at Politecnico di Milano (link)

Office hours

please send a message to barbara.pernici at polimi.it for an appointment