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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: Associate Professor, University of Parma 

Member of the Distributed Systems Group (DSG) of the Department of Information Engineering (personal homepage:
Member 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 research area is parallel and distributed computing. Currently, I am focusing on:

  • Design and analysis of parallel and distributed algorithms
  • Algorithms and protocols for Quantum Computing
  • Internet of Things

Author of more than 100 peer reviewed papers in international journals, books and conferences.
Google Scholar page: 

CINI Consortium delegate in the CEN-CENELEC Focus Group on Quantum Technologies.

Member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Quantum Engineering.

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:

  • 2019-2021: Regional Project POSITIVE (POR FESR 2014-2020), Coordinator of Work Unit 4
  • 2018-2020: EU Progect 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)
  • 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

Tuesday 14:30-16:30.

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


Teacher tutor

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 am 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.


Phone number
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Architettura
Parco Area delle Scienze, 181/A
43124 PARMA