Barbara Pes obtained her laurea degree in Physics from the University of Cagliari (Italy) in 2001. From 2002 to 2005 she collaborated with the Database and Data Mining Group at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Cagliari. Since 2006 she has been working at the same department as a University Researcher (permanent position). Here she teaches/taught Foundations of Computer Science, Database and Data Mining courses.
Barbara Pes has participated in several research projects on Web-based Information Systems, Service-Oriented Architectures, Data Integration, High-dimensional Data Analysis, and Bioinformatics. Currently, her main research interests are in the field of Data Mining and Machine Learning, Classification of High-dimensional Data, Feature Selection. She is author of more than 60 papers published in international conferences, books and journals.