Academic Editors

The following people constitute the Editorial Board of Academic Editors for PeerJ Computer Science. These active academics are the Editors who seek peer reviewers, evaluate their responses, and make editorial decisions on each submission to the journal. Learn more about becoming an Editor.

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Yuqing Mao

Dr. Mao is currently a research scientist in Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Prior to joining the NLM, he was a Professor at Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in China. Dr. Mao has received a Ph.D. degree from the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2012), and B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from Nanjing University in China in 1997 and 2000, respectively.

Elena Marchiori

Elena Marchiori received a MSc in mathematics and a PhD in computer science from the University of Padua, Italy. She was employed at the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science, Amsterdam and at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science. Since 2008 she is associate professor at the Radboud University Nijmegen. She published 100+ scientific papers on methods and applications in computer science. Her current research interests include machine learning methods and applications.

Radu Marculescu

Radu Marculescu is a Professor in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1998.

Radu's current research focuses on developing methods and tools for modeling and optimization of embedded systems, cyber-physical systems, social networks, and biological systems. Radu Marculescu is a Fellow of IEEE cited for his contributions to the design and optimization of on-chip communication for embedded multicore systems.

Catherine C. Marshall

Adjunct Professor in the CS department at Texas A&M University and an affiliate of TAMU's Center for the Study of Digital Libraries. Formerly Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley. Before joining Microsoft, Principal Engineer and hypertext researcher at Xerox PARC.

Stephen Marsland

Stephen Marsland is a professor of mathematics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He works on mathematics of conservation biology, particularly birdsong analysis, on differential geometry of machine learning, diffeomorphic shape analysis, and game theory.

Alessio Martino

Alessio Martino graduated summa cum laude in Communications Engineering at University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy, 2016. From 2016 to 2019, he served as PhD Research Fellow in Information and Communications Technologies at the same University (Department of Information Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications), with a final dissertation on pattern recognition techniques in non-metric domains. During his PhD, he also served as scientific collaborator with Consortium for Research in Automation and Telecommunication, Rome, Italy.

After obtaining the PhD, he was granted a 1-year Post Doctoral Research Fellowship at University of Rome "La Sapienza" and a 1-year Post Doctoral Research Fellowship at the Italian National Research Council (Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies). Since February 2022, he is Assistant Professor of Computer Science at LUISS University.

His research interests include machine learning, computational intelligence and knowledge discovery. Currently he's focusing on large-scale machine learning, advanced pattern recognition systems, big data analysis, parallel and distributed computing, granular computing and complex systems modelling, in applications including bioinformatics and computational biology, natural language processing and energy distribution networks.

He serves as Editor for several journals and regularly serves as Technical Program Committee member for several international conferences. Alessio Martino is also a member of the IEEE.

Marta Mattoso

Professor of the Department of Computer Science at the COPPE Institute from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) since 1994, where she leads the Distributed Database Research Group. She has received the D.Sc degree from UFRJ. Dr. Mattoso has been active in the database research community for thirty years and her current research interests include distributed and parallel data processing, data management aspects of scientific workflows and bioinformatics. She is the principal investigator in research projects in those areas, with funding from several agencies, including CNPq, CAPES, FAPERJ, FINEP and INRIA. Her current projects include the development and implementation of distributed data solutions to manage many task computing in parallel for multicore architectures including cloud environments. Oil & Gas and Bioinformatics experiments have been used to evaluate these solutions. She is a CNPq research fellow (Level 1B). She is a member of ACM, IEEE and the Brazilian Computer Society. She has served in program committees of international conferences, and is a regular reviewer of several indexed international journals.

Andrew McCallum

Professor and Director of the Center for Data Science and also the Information Extraction and Synthesis Laboratory in the School of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst. President, International Machine Learning Society; Fellow, AAAI.

Robert H McDonald

Robert H. McDonald is Dean of University Libraries and Professor of Library Administration. He is responsible for leading the Boulder campus library system in fulfilling their mission to inspire learning, research, and discovery by connecting knowledge, information, and people.

His expertise and interests include teaching and learning technologies that enable libraries to better support researchers at all levels, open source software development, scholarly communications, and new model publishing. Robert has also been an active proponent of diversity initiatives in libraries throughout his career and is committed to creating library spaces that are welcoming, diverse and inclusive for all of our Library users.

Filippo Menczer

Filippo Menczer is a distinguished professor of informatics and computer science and director of the Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University. He holds a Laurea in Physics from the Sapienza University of Rome and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Menczer is an ACM Fellow and a board member of the IU Network Science Institute. His research interests span Web and data science, computational social science, science of science, and modeling of complex information networks. In the last ten years, his lab has led efforts to study online misinformation spread and to develop tools to detect and counter social media manipulation.

Donald Metzler

Donald Metzler is a Staff Software Engineer at Google. Prior to that he was a Senior Research Scientist at Yahoo! and a Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California (USC). He is an active member of the information retrieval, Web search, and natural language processing research communities. He has published over 40 research papers, has 4 patents granted, and is a co-author of "Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice".