About me

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  • PhD in Computer Science
  • Senior Research Scientist
  • at Nokia Bell Labs


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Who am I?

I was born in Torino, Italy, in 1985. I received my PhD in 2012. Currently Senior Research Scientist in the Social Dynamics team at Bell Labs Cambridge, UK, and Research Fellow of the ISI Foundation in Torino. Former Research Scientist at Yahoo Labs Barcelona and London and visiting scientist at the Center for Complex Networks and Systems at Indiana University. I conduct interdisciplinary research at the intersection of computational social science, network science, and urban informatics. I am co-founder of the goodcitylife.org initiative and co-organizer of DataBeers meetups in London.

Current Research Interests

  1. The True Nature of Social Interactions
  2. Evolution of Social Networks
  3. Human Perceptions in the Urban Environment
  4. Digital Data for Health and Well-being

Career

2016

Research Fellow

ISI Foundation Torino

2016

Senior Research Scientist

Nokia Bell Labs, Cambridge, UK

2013

Research Scientist

Yahoo! Labs, Barcelona and London

2012

Postdoctoral Researcher

Yahoo! Labs, Barcelona

2012

Doctor of Philosophy

Computer Science, University of Torino

2011

Internship

Yahoo Labs, Sunnyvale, CA

2010

Visiting Researcher

Informatics, Indiana University

2008

Master of Science

Computer Science, University of Torino

2006

Bachelor of Science

in Computer Science
University of Torino