Short Bio

I was born in Sestri Levante (Italy) on October the 29th, 1972. I obtained my degree in Computer Science Engineering at the University of Genoa in April, 1997, and my PhD in Electrical and Computer Science Engineering at the same University in February 2001 (advisor Prof. Enrico Giunchiglia). In the year 2001, I was appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Rice University (Houston - TX); my supervisor at that time was Prof. Moshe Y. Vardi. From April 2002, till October 2005 I enjoyed a Postdoctoral Research Appointment ("Assegno di Ricerca") at the Department of Communication, Computer and System Sciences (DIST - University of Genoa). Since November the 1st, 2005, I have been appointed as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, of the University of Genoa. Last, but not least, I am married since October 1999 with Simona and I am father of two kids, Francesco, born in May 2003, and Daniele, born in February 2005.