Cinzia Daraio is Full Professor of Management Engineering at the Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti, University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Italy) where she teaches Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (Master Degree in Management Engineering), Quantitative Models for Economic Analysis and Management (Master Degree in Data Science), Economics and Business Organization (Undergraduate Degree in Electronic Engineering and others) and Economics (Master Degree in Electrical Engineering).
From December 2011 to August 2020 she has been Associate Professor of Management Engineering at the Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti, University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Italy).
From November 2008 to November 2011 she has been Assistant Professor at the Department of Management, Second School of Engineering, University of Bologna (Italy). From November 2002 to October 2006 she has been research associate at the Institute for Informatics and Telematics of the Italian National Research Council (IIT CNR), Pisa, and, from November 2006 to October 2008, post-doctoral research fellow and teaching assistant at the Department of Electrical Systems and Automation, School of Engineering, University of Pisa (Italy).
She graduated cum laude in Economics and Business in 1999 at the University of Pisa and she obtained a Diploma degree in Economics cum laude in 1999 at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. She obtained a Master of Arts in Statistics in 2002 at the Université catholique the Louvain (Belgium); and she got her Ph.D. in Economics and Management in 2003 at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa (Italy). She is external member of the Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM) of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and has a stable research collaboration with the ISBA Institute, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
RESEARCH INTERESTS AND PROJECTS
2022-2023 Do we have the right metrics? How Virtue Ethics, Accounting, Efficiency Analysis and Machine Learning can help, Progetti di Ricerca Medi Sapienza 2021, n. protocollo RM12117A8A5DBD18. Coordinator of the project.
2021-2024 Responsible of the research unit of Sapienza university of Rome in the European project “Implementation and further Development of a European Tertiary Education Register” (ETER IV), Contract no. EAC-2021-0170.
2019-2022 Evaluating Evaluations by Including Normative Ethics, Management Science and Artificial Intelligence in a Visual Analytics Environment (EVAL^2), Progetti di Ricerca Medi Sapienza 2019, N. Protocollo RM11916B8853C925 (11/12/2019-10/12/2022). Coordinator of the project.
2019-2023 Research infrastructures for the assessment of science, technology and innovation policy 2 (RISIS 2), Grant agreement N° 824091, European Union H2020 Project. Responsible of the research unit of Sapienza university of Rome.
2017-2019 Member of the Steering Committee and responsible of the research unit of Sapienza university of Rome in the European project “Implementation and Further Development of the European Tertiary Education Register ETER III, Contract No. 934533-2017 A08-CH”, (22/12/2017-22/12/2019).
2017-2021 Modelling and Mapping the Dynamics of Knowledge. A Co-Creation Indicators Factory Design, Progetti H2020 Sapienza 2017 Awards, N. Protocollo PH11715C8239C105 (21/11/2017-20/11/2021). Scientific coordinator of the project.
2017-2020 KOL Project to support the KIMAR Project, Clarivate Analytics (ex Thomson Reuters), USA. Principal Investigator.
2017-2020 PRIN 2015 Prot. 2015RJARX7 Comparing Governance Regime Changes in Higher Education: systemic performances, national policy dynamics, and institutional responses. A multidisciplinary and mixed methods analysis. Responsible of the research unit of Sapienza university of Rome (5 February 2017 -5 February 2020).
Jan 2016-June 2018 Research infrastructures for the assessment of science, technology and innovation policy (RISIS), Grant agreement N° 313082 project of the EU FP7 Research Program. Responsible of the research unit of Sapienza university of Rome.
2015-2017 Member of the Steering Committee and responsible of the research unit of Sapienza university of Rome in the European project "Implement and Disseminate the European Tertiary Education Register (ETER 2015-2017)", Contract No. EAC-2015-0280, (1-8-2015/31-7-2017).
2015-2018 Scientific coordinator of the Sapienza Project Award Ateneo Sapienza Grandi Progetti Awards 2015 (C26H15XNFS): Establishing a Knowledge Infrastructure for the Development of Methodologies for the Assessment of Research and its Impacts (KIMAR, 30-11-2015/29-11-2018).
2013-2016 Scientific coordinator of the Sapienza Project Award Ateneo Sapienza 2013 (C26A13ZXRY) Efficiency, Effectiveness and Impact of Universities and Schools (18-12-2013/17-12-2016).
2013-2015 Member of the Steering Committee and responsible of the research unit of Sapienza university of Rome in the European project "European Tertiary Education Register (ETER)", Contract No. EAC-2013-038 (1-8-2013/31-7-2015).
2012-2017 Scientific coordinator of the Elsevier Bibliometric Research Project: Assessing the Scientific Performance of Regions and Countries at Disciplinary level by means of Robust Nonparametric Methods: new indicators to measure regional and national Scientific Competitiveness.
2004- 2007 Co-coordinator (with A. Bonaccorsi) of the projects AQUAMETH (Advanced Quantitative Methods for the evaluation of the performance of Public Sector Research), AQUAMETH II and AQUAMETH II Consolidation, nell’ambito del FP6-2002-CITIZENS-1 Policies For Research and Innovation in the Move Towards the European Research Area (PRIME), 1/4/2004-30/9/2007.
2006- 2010 Scientific coordinator of the project “Metodi Avanzati di Benchmarking per la valutazione delle aziende sanitarie toscane”; commissionato dal Laboratorio di Management e Sanità (MES) della Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in collaborazione con la Regione Toscana. Fine della prima fase: Aprile 2007. Fase 2: maggio 2007-novembre 2008. Fase 3: maggio 2009-febbraio 2010.
2003 Scientific coordinator of the project Giovani Ricercatori dal titolo: “Analisi di Efficienza/Produttività: studio delle possibilità offerte dalla statistica nonparametrica e dalle tecniche di bootstrap; analisi dei vincoli alle applicazioni empiriche; proposizione di applicazioni economiche”, finanziato dalla Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa.
- 22 July 2015- in progress: Associate Editor dell’ International Transactions in Operational Research, Wiley, Impact factor (2018): 2.341.
- 1 Settembre 2015- in progress: Associate Editor of the Journal of Productivity Analysis; Springer, Impact factor (2018): 1.603.
- 30 October 2015- in progress: member of the Editorial Board as Review Editor of Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, section Research Policy and Strategic Management, open access journal.
- 3 November 2015- in progress: member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Data and Information Science (open access journal), indexed in Scopus.
- 1 January 2017- in progress: member of the Editorial Board as Distinguished Reviewer Board member of Scientometrics, Springer, Impact factor: 2.770 (2018). Member of the international “Derek de Solla Price Award” of the Journal Scientometrics.
- 1 January 2020- in progress: member of the Editorial Board of Quantitative Science Studies, the official open access journal of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI), MIT Press, indexed in Scopus.
- 23 January 2020- in progress: member of the Editorial Board of Sustainability, open access, journal Impact factor 2.592 (2018).
- 5-February 2021-in progress: member of the Editorial Board of Standards, open access.
- 17 March 2022- in progress: member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Informetrics, Elsevier, Impact Factor: 5.107 (2020).
- efficiency and productivity analysis
- applied statistics/ econometrics
- economics of education, economics of science and technology
- industrial organization
- data quality and data integration
Listed in the World top 2% scientists in the Social Sciences field, sub-fields Information and Library Science and Science Studies, based on Scopus in Baas, Jeroen; Boyack, Kevin; Ioannidis, John P.A. (2021), “August 2021 data-update for <<Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators>>”, Mendeley Data, V3, doi: 10.17632/btchxktzyw.3. File: Table_1_Authors_career_2020_wopp_extracted_202108.xls l’8/12/2021 (https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/3) .
|Accounting for quality in data integration systems: a completeness-aware integration approach on SCIENTOMETRICS||2022|
|How should evaluation be? Is a good evaluation of research also just? Towards the implementation of good evaluation on SCIENTOMETRICS||2022|
|Meta-choices in ranking knowledge-based organizations on MANAGEMENT DECISION||2022|
|A visual analytics environment for the assessment of information quality of performance models on 18th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, ISSI 2021||2021|
|An ontology-based semantic design for good evaluations of research practices on 18th International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics (ISSI2021)||2021|
|Can we estimate a monetary value of scientific publications? on RESEARCH POLICY||2021|
|Information reconstruction in educational institutions data from the European tertiary education registry on DATA IN BRIEF||2021|