Curriculum Vitae


Research Fellow Data Science Lab, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
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Areas of interest: Complex networks,  data science, computational social science, human behaviour, community structure and detection in complex networks, statistical mechanics, mathematical modelling of real world systems
Education and Research Experience
Research Fellow11/16-presentData Science Lab, Warwick Business School, UK
PhD in Complexity Science11/13-11/16Centre for Complexity Science, Universyt of Warwick, UK
MSc in Complexity Science awarded with <strong>Distinction</strong>09/12-09/13Centre for Complexity Science, University of Warwick, UK
MSc in Theoretical Physics, final mark 109/11011/09-03/12Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milan, IT
BSc in Physics, final mark 108/11009/06-10/09Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milan, IT
High School Diploma ("Diploma di maturità"), final mark 100/10009/01-07/06Collegio Gallio, Como, IT
Postgraduate Award for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education12/14-03/16University of Warwick, UK
Postgraduate Certificate in Transferable Skills11/13-11/16University of Warwick, UK
Awards
3 years scholarship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council EPSRC (approximate value £56,000)10/13-10/16Grant number: UK EPSRC EP/E501311/1
1 year scholarship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council EPSRC (approximate value £8,000)09/12-09/13Grant number: UK EPSRC EP/E501311/1
Commendee in the Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence for Postgraduate Research Students (£200)2013/2014Link to the award page
Scholarship from the Complex Systems Society CSS to attend the second Mediterranean School of Complex Networks (400€)09/15Link to the school
Upcoming talks
Presentations and Posters
Invited public outreach talk07/17Cyber Security Ideas Cafe
Invited talk: 'Writing up your PhD thesis as you go along'05/17Complexity Annual Retreat, Peak District
Talk: 'Nowcasting visitors to museums using online data'04/17Data Natives Workshop, City University of London, London, UK
Invited talk: 'Measuring Crowds Using Online Data'11/16Behavioural Science PhD Research Exchange, Warwick Business School, Coventry
Talk: 'Finding network communities using modularity density'09/16Conference on Complex Systems 2016, Amsterdam
Talk: 'Quantifying crowd size with online data'09/16Conference on Complex Systems 2016, Amsterdam
Talk: "Quantifying crowd size with mobile phone and Twitter data'09/16Computational Social Science satellite at the Conference on Complex Systems 2016, Amsterdam
Talk: 'Quantifying crowd size with mobile phone and Twitter data'09/16CCS Warm-up 2016, Amsterdam
Poster: 'Modularity density as a quality function for community detection: a detailed analysis'07/16Complex Networks: from theory to interdisciplinary applications, Marseille, France
Invited public outreach talk: 'Measuring the real world using online data'06/2016City College Coventry, Coventry
Invited talk: 'Quantifying crowd size with mobile phone and Twitter data'06/2016Data Science and Government 2016, Behavioural Insights Group, Blavatnik school of government, Oxford
Talk: 'Measuring the real world using online data'06/16Three minute thesis 3MT competition final, University of Warwick, CoventryClick here for the video
Invited talk: 'Quantifying complex social systems using mobile data'06/16Big Data in the Social Sciences and Humanities, City University, Hong Kong
Talk: 'Measuring crowds using Instagram photos'05/16Data Natives Workshop, City University of London, London, UK
Talk: 'How to (not) detect communities on random graphs: a modularity density approach'01/16International School and Conference on Network Science NetSci X 2016, Wroclaw, Poland
Invited talk: 'Visualising students' feedback'12/15Window on Teaching session, Teaching Grid
Invited talk: 'Quantifying Crowd Size and Human Communication with Mobile Phone and Twitter Data'11/15Warwick SIAM Student Conference, University of Warwick, UK
Talk: 'Quantifying Crowd Size with Mobile Phone and Twitter Data'09/15Young Researchers e-session @ CS-DC'15 World e-conference
Talk: 'Quantifying Crowd Size with Mobile Phone and Twitter Data'09/15Econophysics Colloquium 2015, Prague, Czech Republic
Talk: 'Quantifying Human Communication and Crowd Size'09/15Student Conference in Complex Systems SCCS 2015, Granada, Spain
Poster: 'Quantifying Human Communication: Community Detection and Crowd Size'06/15International School and Conference on Network Science NETSCI 2015, Zaragoza, Spain
Talk: 'Quantifying Crowd Size and Human Communication with Mobile Phone and Twitter Data'05/15Data Natives Workshop, City University of London, London, UK
Talk: 'A Game of Phones: Networks are coming'05/15Complexity Annual Retreat, Shropshire, UK
Invited talk: 'Quantifying human behaviour through community detection'03/15Centre for Complexity Science Advisory Board Meeting, University of Warwick, UK
Poster: 'Quantifying crowd size with mobile phone and Twitter data'11/14ESRC Festival of Social Science, The Herbert Museum, Coventry, UK
Talk: 'Communities, phone calls, and all that...'09/14European Conference on Complex Systems Warm-Up, IMT Lucca, IT
Talk: 'Communities, phone calls and all that...'08/14Student Conference on Complex Systems SCCS 2014, Brighton, UK
Talk: 'Data, crowds, networks, communities and all that...'07/14Data Science Lab Retreat, Venice, IT
Poster: 'Community Structure in Complex Networks'06/14Young Researchers in Mathematics YRM 2014, University of Warwick, UK
Invited talk: 'Counting crowds with mobile phone and Twitter data'06/14Computational Social Science Conference, Warwick Business School, UK
Talk: 'Communities in complex networks: an (Italian) case study06/14Complexity Annual Retreat, Gloucestershire, UK
Poster: 'Quantifying Stock Return Distributions in Financial Markets'08/13Student Conference on Complex Systems SCCS 2013, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Poster: 'Quantifying Stock Return Distributions in Financial Markets'05/13Complexity Annual Retreat, Lake District, UK
Conferences and Schools
Various
Warwick Centre for Complexity Science Newsletter12/14 - presentMember of the Editorial TeamLink to the newsletter webpage
Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computation10/13edX Certificate, BerkeleyX (online learning)
Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL, 111/120 (C1 level)06/12
Brownies Bakeoff, 1st place11/14Centre for Complexity Science, University of Warwick
Brownies Bakeoff, 3rd place11/13Centre for Complexity Science, University of Warwick
Technical Skills
Python
Matlab
C
C++
R
English
Italian
French
Higher Education Teaching
Science Communication
Mathematica
LaTeX
Beamer
Prezi