SKEMA Business School and Universite' Cote d'Azur
Davide La Torre, PhD, HDR, is a Mathematician, Researcher, and University Professor. Currently he holds the position of Full Professor and Director of the Artificial Intelligence Institute at SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis Campus, France. His research and teaching interests include Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Business Analytics, Mathematical and Statistical Modelling, and Operations Research. He holds an HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) in Applied Mathematics from the Université Côte d'Azur, Nice, France (2021) and a Doctorate in Computational Mathematics and Operations Research from the University of Milan, Milan, Italy (2002) as well as professional certificates in Analytics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. In the past he held permanent and visiting university professor positions in Europe, Canada, Middle East, Central Asia, and Australia. He also served as Departmental Chair and Program Head at several universities. He has more than 180 publications in Scopus, most of them published in high IF journals ranging from Engineering to Business.