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August 2017

My paper "Compressing an Ensemble With Statistical Models: An Algorithm for Global 3D Spatio-Temporal Temperature", co-autored with Marc Genton, will receive the 2017 Wilcoxon Award for best practical application paper appearing in the 2016 issues of Technometrics. The award will be officially presented at the Fall Technical Conference (FTC), Oct. 5-6 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

July 2017

I have been elected as member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI). 


I obtained my BSc and MSc in Mathematical Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in 2005 and 2007 respectively. After a 6 months fellowship at the same institution, I moved to the University of Chicago where I obtained my PhD in Statistics in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Michael Stein. In 2013 I moved to Saudi Arabia, to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology where I was a Postdoctoral Fellow working with Prof. Marc Genton. From 2014 to 2017 I was Lecturer at Newcastle University, before joining ACMS at the University of Notre Dame.