Education and employment

September 2015 - present
Harry Bateman Research Instructor (postdoc)
California Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral mentor: Alexander Kechris

April 2015 - September 2015
Postdoc at the University of Vienna
Funded by the ERC Starting Grant of Goulnara Arzhantseva

February 2015
Invited visitor at the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques

June 2012 - March 2015
Member of the Operator Algebras group led by George Elliott at the Fields Institute

September 2010 - March 2015
Ph.D. in Mathematics & Statistics at York University (Toronto)
Advisor: Ilijas Farah
Thesis: Operator Algebras and Abstract Classification

November 2008 - March 2010
Master's degree in Mathematics at the University of Pisa
Advisor: Mauro di Nasso
Thesis: Recurrence and Szemerédi's theorem
Graduated with a final grade of 110 out of 110 cum laude and a 100% cumulative average



September 2005 - October 2008
Bachelor's degree in Mathematics at the University of Parma
Advisor: Celestina Cotti Ferrero
Thesis: Sulla struttura dei quasianelli planari circolari (On the structure of circular planar near-rings)
Graduated with a final grade of 110 out of 110 cum laude and a 99.7% cumulative average