received the degree in Computer Science from the University of Torino in 1987
and the PhD in Computer Science from the same university in 1993. From 1990 to
1998 she has been Researcher at the Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di
Torino. Since October 1998 she is an Associate Professor at the Università del
Piemonte Orientale. In 2017 she achieved an habilitation as Full Professor in
Computer Science (Italian ASN 2016-2018, primo quadrimestre, settore 01/B1
1997 to 2012 and since 2018 she has been member of the board of GULP, the Italian Association for Logic Programming . She
is a member of the Association for Logic Programming (ALP),
an Associate Editor of JAIR (Journal of Artificial Intelligence
member of the board of editorial advisors of TPLP (Theory and Practice of Logic
Programming), and a member of the steering Committee of the International Workshop of Nonmonotonic Reasoning.
She has published over 150 papers on international journals and in conference proceedings. Her research activity is in the fields of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KRR) and of Logics for AI. Her research interests include: Computational Logic, Answer Set Programming, Description Logics, Nonmonotonic and Common Sense Reasoning, Conditional and preferential Logics, Belief Revision, Reasoning about Actions, Change and Causality, Business Processes Verification, AI and Law, Logics for Access Control, Multiagent Verification, Preferential and Conditional Logics for Explainable AI.