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2002: Laurea Degree (MS) in Electronic Engineering, University of Parma
2006: Ph.D. in Information Technologies, University of Parma  
2007-2015: Research Associate, University of Parma
From 15/2/2013 to 31/8/2013: Visiting Researcher, at LIG Lab (Grenoble, FR), to work with the Drakkar group on decentralized naming services for IPv6-based wireless sensor networks
2015: National Scientific Qualification for Associate Professor 
From 4/12/2015 to 3/12/2018: Assistant Professor (with Tenure Track), University of Parma

From 4/12/2018 to present: Associate Professor, University of Parma 

Member of the Distributed Systems Group (DSG) of the Department of Engineering and Architecture (personal homepage:
Director of the Quantum Software Laboratory of the Quantum Information Science (QIS) group of the Università degli Studi di Parma (
Member of the Scientific Computing Working Group of the Università degli Studi di Parma.
IEEE Senior Member. ACM SIGACT Member.

Spoken languages: Italian (mother tongue), English (fluent) and French (fluent).

In general, my background is in parallel and distributed computing. Currently, my research activity focuses on:

  • Quantum Computing
  • High Performance Computing
  • Internet of Things

Author of more than 100 peer reviewed papers in international journals, books and conferences.
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CINI Consortium delegate in the UNI/CT 535 "Quantum Technologies" UNINFO Commission, which is the national mirror of ISO/IEC JTC 1 WG 14 "Quantum Information Technologies" and of CEN/CENELEC JTC 22 "Quantum Technologies".

UNIPR’s node coordinator within CINI’s HPC-KTT Laboratory. Coordinator of the Focus Group on Quantum Computing.

UNIPR’s team Principal Investigator in the Horizon Europe project Quantum Internet Alliance

Member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Quantum Engineering (27/4/2020 - ongoing).

Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (9/2/2015 - 23/8/2023).

Reviewer for several journals and international conferences. 

Co-organizer of the Workshop on MOdeling and Simulation of Peer-to-Peer and Autonomic Systems (MOSPAS), from the first edition (Caen, France, 2010) to the 5th edition (Bologna, Italy, 2014).

Participation to research projects:

  • 2022-2029: PI for the University of Parma team in the FPA "Quantum Internet Alliance (QIA)" (Project ID: 101080128) and in the SGA "QIA Phase 1" (Project ID: 101102140), funded by the European Commission under the Horizon Europe programme
  • 2022-2026: Extended Partnership "National Quantum Science and Technology Insitute" funded by the European Commission – NextGenerationEU – Initiative of the Piano Complementare al Piano Nazionale Ripresa e Resilienza (PNRR)
  • 2021-2022: PI of the activity "Technological Enablers for Preserving Data Integrity of Georeferenced and Position Information" funded by the European Space Agency (ESA), Contract No. 4000135821/21/NL/CRS/mkn
  • 2019-2021: IT Development Technical Manager of the Regional Project POSITIVE (POR FESR 2014-2020)
  • 2018-2020: EU Project NAVIGATE (ERASMUS+ 2017-1-BG01-KA203-036383)
  • 2017-2018: PI of the NEXTALGO project funded by the University of Parma Research Fund - FIL 2016.
  • 2016-2017: PI of the Italian team in the Galileo Project "Security Protocols for the Cloud-oriented Internet of Things (SeCIoT)" (G16-31), in collaboration with LIG Lab (Grenoble, FR) 
  • 2016-2018: Regional Project ALADIN (POR FESR 2014-2020)
  • 2011-2014: EU Project CALIPSO (FP7-ICT-2011-7-288879)
  • 2010-2012: EU Project METABO (FP7-ICT-2007-1-216270)
  • 2007-2010: EU Project PERSONA (FP6-IST-2005-045459)
  • 2007-2008: National Project PRIN PROFILES (Peer to peeR beyOnd FILE Sharing) 
  • 2006-2008: EU Project MULTIKNOWLEDGE (FP6-IST-2004-027106)
  • 2007: Project SOP (Service-Oriented Peers) funded by NATO C3 Agency (NC3A)
  • 2005-2007: Regional Project STIL 
  • 2003-2006: National Project FIRB Web Minds 
  • 2003-2004: IBM Project Grid architectures for QoS aware content distribution in the University community (IBM Faculty Award)
  • 2002: National Project COFIN Iside

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Anno accademico di erogazione: 2024/2025

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014


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Other appointments

visiting scholar

From 15/2/2013 to 30/8/2013, I have been a Visiting Researcher at LIG Lab, in Grenoble (FR), to collaborate with Drakkar Group, led by prof. Andrzej Duda, on decentralized naming services for IPv6-based wireless sensor networks.



2018-2019 - I have been Principal Investigator of the project Software Architecture for Private Car Sharing, funded by Sharengo CS Group Spa.

2018 - I have been Principal Investigator of the project Machine-driven Maintenance (MdM): design of the industrial Internet of Things platform, within the global project Machine-driven Maintenance (MdM) co-funded by Region Emilia-Romagna and Sygest Srl.


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Campus Scienze e Tecnologie - Padiglione 10 - Sede Scientifica di Ingegneria
Parco Area delle Scienze, 181/A
43124 PARMA