Damien Rivet, Post-doc (BraInside project), COATI Team, 2022-07 — 2023-06.
Paulo Bruno Serafim, Research Engineer (BraInside project), COATI Team, 2022-04 — 2022-09.
Emilio Cruciani, I3S Post-doc fellowship, 2019-11 — 2020-10.
Arthur Carvalho Walraven Da Cunha, INRIA UCA, 2020-10 — 2023-09.
Francesco D'Amore, INRIA UCA, co-supervised with Nicolas Nisse, 2019-10 — 2022-10.
Emilio Cruciani, Gran Sasso Science Institute, co-supervised with G. D'Angelo and L. Becchetti, until 2019-12.
Maël Clergue (ENS Lyon), intern in the COATI Team. 2023-06 — 2023-08. Project: "Scientific Machine Learning for World Dynamics Modeling".
Aurora Rossi (Verona University, MSc student), intern in the COATI Team (also Erasmus scholarship). 2022-02 — 2022-07. Project: "Temporal Brain Networks: bridging Theory and Real Data".
Cyprien Michel-Deletie (ENS Lyon, ENS student), intern in the COATI Team, I3S Lab. Summer 2021. Project: "Null Processes for Computational Neuroscience".
Marcello Politi (Univ. of Rome "Tor Vergata", MSc student), MSc. in Informatics, also hosted as an intern in the COATI Team. Spring 2021.
Arno Gobbin, PFE at Polytech Nice Sophia (BSc student). 2019-20. Project: "Computational complexity of puzzles and games".
Hossein Baktash (Sharif Institute of Technology, BSc student), intern in the COATI Team, I3S Lab. Summer 2019. Project: "Compression of Artificial Neural Networks".
Paul Bastide (ENS Rennes, ENS student), intern in the COATI Team, I3S Lab. Spring 2019.
Iliad Ramezani (Sharif Institute of Technology, BSc student), intern at Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, during Summer 2018.
Emilio Cruciani (Gran Sasso Science Institute, PhD student), intern at Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, in Summer 2017.
Giacomo Scornavacca (Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, PhD student), intern at Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, in Summer 2017.
Niko Kleer (HTW Saar, BSc student), at Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken. Thesis: Self-Stabilizing Broadcast with 1 Bit. Defended in 2017.
Arthur Carvalho Walraven Da Cunha, Emanuele Natale, Laurent Viennot. Résistance équivalente modulable à partir de résistances imprécises. Patent deposit n°FR2210217, INRIA, 5 octobre 2022.
Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale, settore 01/B1 Informatica, II Fascia: I obtained the Italian qualification as associate professor in Informatics.
Best Italian Young Researcher in Theoretical Computer Science, awarded by the Italian Chapter of the EATCS.
I've been invited to attend the 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum.
I've been awarded a fellowship of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, for the Brain and Computation Program.
My PhD thesis On the computational power of simple dynamics has been awarded the Best PhD Thesis in Theoretical Computer Science Award by the Italian Chapter of EATCS.
Outstanding PhD Student of Year 2015-2016 Award (ex-equo), awarded by the Computer Science PhD School of Sapienza University of Rome to the best PhD student(s) of the School.
The paper KADABRA is an ADaptive Algorithm for Betweenness via Random Approximation by Michele Borassi and me won the Best Student Paper (Track B) at ESA 2016. Our algorithm is included in version 5.0 of Networkit, a famous library for large-scale network analysis.
The paper Plurality Consensus in the Gossip Model (SODA '15) by L. Becchetti, A. Clementi, me, F. Pasquale, and R. Silvestri, won the Best Paper of the PhD School in CS at Sapienza 2015, with two other papers.
August 2015 - I've been granted a Progetti Avvio alla Ricerca Anno 2015, some grants from Sapienza University reserved to PhD students and postdocs.
September 2014 - I joined the group awarded the Italian MIUR-PRIN 2010-11 Project ARS TechnoMedia, coordinated by Alessandro Panconesi.
October 2013 - Awarded an Italian Government PhD Scholarship at Sapienza University of Rome.
2008 - 2013 - My bachelor's and master's studies were supported by LAZIODISU Scholarship - Agency for the Right to University Studies in the Lazio region.
BioSwarm Project - DGA (November 2023 – 2027) Principal investigator together with Olivier Simonin of a 4-year national research project on algorithms for coordination tasks in drone swarms, funded by the DGA (the French Government Defence procurement and technology agency).
BraInside Project - DGA (November 2019 – 2023) Principal investigator together with Laurent Viennot of a 4-year national research project on artificial neural networks, funded by the DGA (the French Government Defence procurement and technology agency).
ISIDE Project - University of Rome Tor Vergata (March 2018 - August 2019) External member of the ISIDE university-level project (funded by University of Rome Tor Vergata).
Sapienza "Progetti Avvio alla Ricerca Anno 2015" (August 2015 - August 2016) Progetti Avvio alla Ricerca Anno 2015 were small grants from Sapienza University reserved to PhD students and postdocs.
Member of the "GameTable" COST Action CA22145. 2023 - 2027
Since 2020, I am an associate editor of the WikiJournal of Science.
Together with David Coudert, I am an associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Algorithms for a special issue of SEA 2021.
Together with David Coudert, we are organizing SEA 2021 in Nice.
Steering committee member of the Symposium on Experimental Algorithms (3-year service since 2022 as past-PC member).
NeurIPS'23 (reduced load).
UAI'23 (identified as Top Reviewer by the PC chairs),
Member of the ST6 Expert Panel (Computer science and informatics) of the National Science Centre of Poland, 2023.
Expert reviewer for the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), 2022.
Expert reviewer for the National Science Centre of Poland, 2021.
Internal member of the selection committee for the Maître de conférences position (associate professor equiv.) "MCF 27 749" at Université Côte d'Azure, 2021.
External member of University of Rome Tor Vergata's PhD School in Data Science.
Member of Prokopchik Konstantin's PhD jury. Date of defense: March 24th 2023. Institution: GSSI (L'Aquila, Italy). Thesis title: Hypergraph-based Methods for Semi-Supervised Learning.
Member of Brieuc Guinard's PhD jury. Date of defense: November 4th 2020. Institution: IRIF (Paris). Thesis title: Intermittent Lévy Walks and applications to biological searches.
Member of the Stephan Friedrichs' PhD committee. Date of defense: September 11th 2017. Institution: Max Planck Institute for Informatics. Thesis title: Metastability-Containing Circuits, Parallel Distance Problems, and Terrain Guarding.
Spring 2018 - I've been organizing the Brain-related Computing Interest Group's meetings in the The Brain and Computation Program of the Simons Institute.
November 2015 - With Luca Becchetti, Andrea Clementi and Francesco Pasquale, I organized the second edition of the workshop Kolmogorov Meets Turing.
Member of the reviewer panel for JuliaCon'23 (11 reviews).
Conference reviews for AAAI, AAMAS, CIAC, DISC, EURO-PAR, ICALP, ICDCS, IJCAI-PRICAI, IPDPS, OPODIS, PODC, RS&A, SEA, SIROCCO, SODA, SPAA, STOC, UAI.
Journal reviews for Distributed Computing, PLOS One, JCSS, Computer Networks, Physics Letter A, ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing.
In 2020, I led the initiative to sign an official agreement between Sharif University of Technology (SUT) and Université Côte d'Azur (UCA) in order to be able to offer a scholarship to selected SUT students for UCA's Ubinet master's program.
Visiting Professor at University of Rome "Tor Vergata".
Visiting Professor at University of Rome "Tor Vergata".
Postdoc at Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Kurt Mehlhorn's Algorithms&Complexity Group.
Fellow of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing (U.C. Berkeley) in the Brain and Computation Program.
2013 - 2017. PhD in Computer Science at Sapienza Università di Roma, advised by Riccardo Silvestri and Andrea Clementi.
February 2011 - July 2013. Master's degree in Computer Science at Università di Roma Tor Vergata.
2008 - 2011. BSc. in Mathematics at Università di Roma Tor Vergata.
The following list is not exhaustive after September 2015 (and not updated anymore after October 2017).
July 2016. 4rd Workshop on Biological Distributed Algorithms, in Chicago (co-located with PODC'16).
September 2015. Cargèse fall school on random graphs, at IESC
August 2015. 3rd Workshop on Biological Distributed Algorithms, at MIT.
April 2015. Workshop Random Walks on Random Graphs and Applications, at EURANDOM.
August 2014. Summer School on Randomized Techniques for Combinatorial Algorithms, at Simon Fraser University.
September 2013. Fall School Phase Transition in Random Discrete Structures at Graz University of Technology.
August 2011. AILA Summer School in Logic, organized by the Associazione Italiana di Logica e sue Applicazioni.
September 2010. The Rome-Moscow School of Matrix Methods and Applied Linear Algebra, organized by Moscow State University, Institute of Numerical Mathematics INM-RAS and Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Mathematical Excalibur: 341 p.s. (published solution), 356 p.s., 364 p.s., 370 p.s.
Mathematical Reflections: u166 p.s., u172 p.s., u175 p.s., u179 p.s., u182 p.s., u185 p.s., u195 p.s.
Mathematics Magazine: m1846. Ponder This - IBM Research: December 2012, August 2013.