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Ricercatore a tempo det. art. 24 c. 3 lett. B L. 240/2010





2019 - ongoing: Assistant Professor, Departments of General Psychology and Mathematics, University of Padova.
2017 - 2020: Research Scientist, Wireless&More S.r.l., Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova.
2019: Visiting Scholar, Stanford University (USA).
2015 - 2019: Post-doc Researcher, Department of General Psychology, University of Padova.
2015: Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences, Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padova.
2014: Visiting Student Researcher, Stanford University (USA).
2011: M.Sc. in Computer Science (curriculum: Artificial Intelligence), Department of Mathematics, University of Padova.
2010: Visiting Student, Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (NL).


Office hours

  • Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00
    at Sesto piano, edificio Psico 1
    E' opportuno contattare il docente tramite email con congruo anticipo per fissare un appuntamento. Il ricevimento viene svolto preferibilmente via Zoom.

Research Area

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Computational modeling with artificial neural networks.
Mathematical learning, numerical cognition.
Simulation of perceptual and cognitive processes, learning, memory, language, attention.
Network theory, graph analysis.
Machine Learning for data analysis, signal processing and optimization.
Use of Artificial Intelligence for environmental monitoring.

Thesis proposals

Topics for MASTER theses:
- computational modeling with artificial neural networks
- neuro-symbolic Artificial Ingelligence
- engineering applications of deep learning techniques

NB: Advanced Python and/or MATLAB skills are required.

BACHELOR students can ask for bibliographical theses on topics related to computational modeling, machine learning, artificial intelligence.