Stefano Mizzaro (University of Udine, Italy) is Associate Professor at Udine University since 2006. He has been university researcher (assistant professor) from 2000 to 2006. His current research interests include Information Retrieval (IR), digital libraries and scholarly publishing, and mobile contextual information access. In the last 20 years he has specifically focused on several aspects of IR evaluation: user evaluation, novel effectiveness metrics, and mining of test collection data. He published more than 100 refereed papers, several as a single author, received two international awards, for two best papers, and authored two books on Java programming. He had an active role in several research projects at regional, national, and European level. In December 2013 he obtained the full professorship habilitation in Italy. In 2014 he has spent a sabbatical year at RMIT University in Melbourne.