Andrea Beretta, PhD

Institute of Information Science and Technologies “Alessandro Faedo”, at the Italian National Research Council (ISTI – CNR), Italy

Andrea Beretta is a PostDoc researcher in his first year at CNR. He is currently working on XAI European Project and his role concerns both research and project management activities. His background is in Social Psychology with a special interest in HCI. Andrea has worked with user studies since his master thesis in 2012.

He earned his Ph.D. in Cognitive Science at the University of Trento with the thesis “Impact of Counterfactual Emotions on the Experience of Algorithm Aversion”. In his research, Andrea is an expert in designing interviews, surveys, and experiments to study human behavior during the interaction with algorithms and AI applications in the particular case in which these intelligent systems support human decision-making. His research focus is on user studies for Explainable Machine Learning techniques and their applications in different fields.