Awards and scholarships

March 2018

Recipient of the engineering department dean's prize of The University of Tokyo

Original name: 東京大学工学系研究科長賞(研究)

Award given to few students per year based on results achieved during the study program

June 2016

Recipient of AI*IA Mobility Grants Award

Grant from the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence to perform a research project in Italy

October 2014 - September 2017

Recipient of the SEUT type A scholarship from the University of Tokyo (outstanding candidate)

Scholarship granted to a limited number of students to cover financial costs during the PhD course

April 2016 - March 2017

Recipient of the “University of Tokyo international student scholarship”

Scholarship granted to a limited number of international student in The University of Tokyo

June 2004

Special award as the best student in the scientific curriculum

Special award for the achievements in the subjects of mathematics and physics

Awards granted during the graduation ceremony of the high school of Mendrisio (Switzerland)

Programming and I.T. skills

Programming languages:

VB.Net (Visual Basic, Basic), MATLAB, Python, C++, Fortran, Java, Netlogo, PHP

Operating systems:

Windows (7, 10 or older), Linux (Ubuntu), Android


Data analysis: MATLAB, Python (Spyder), IGOR, Mathematica

Reporting and presenting: Microsoft Office, LaTeX, Inkscape

Fluid dynamic: Flow3D, Autodesk Moldflow, OpenFOAM, TRACE


Other: LabView, PeTrack, Unity, Repast Symphony, various video/audio software

Spoken and written languages

Italian: Mother tongue

English: proficient in writing and oral with working experience (CAE Grade C, 2008 / TOEFL iBT score: 102, 2014)

Japanese: proficient in writing and oral with working experience (JLPT N2: score 111, 2013)

German: proficient in writing and oral with working experience

French: proficient in writing and oral

Spanish: some (very) basic knowledge

Reviewing activity

Active reviewer for the following journals (in alphabetic order):

    • Advances in Mechanical Engineering
    • Collective Dynamics
    • IET Intelligent Transport Systems
    • Journal of Computational Science
    • Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems
    • Journal of Statistical Mechanics
    • Physica A
    • Physics Letters A
    • Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory
    • Transportation Research Part C
    • Transportmetrica B