Nello Cristianini is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bristol, working on machine learning, data science, and the automated analysis of patterns in media content. He is a former recipient of the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award and a current holder of a European Research Council Advanced Grant.
In June 2014, Nello Cristianini was included in a list of the “most influential scientists of the decade” compiled by Thomson Reuters (listing the top one per cent of scientists who are “the world’s leading scientific minds” and whose publications are among the most influential in their fields).
Cristianini is the author of three books on machine learning and bioinformatics, published by Cambridge University Press, and prior to
his appointment in Bristol he has been a professor at the University of California, Davis.
Recent research in data science focuses on news content analysis,
social media analysis, and the ethical implications of the data-driven
approaches to science, business and society.