CV

Work Experience

[Apr 2022] - Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies, Teesside University, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX Middlesbrough, UK

[Sep 2020 - Mar 2022] - Lecturer in Computer Science, School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies, Teesside University, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX Middlesbrough, UK

[Jul 2020 - Aug 2020] - Research Associate at Computer Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0FD Cambridge, UK – Supervisor: Prof. Pietro Liò.

[Feb 2020 - Jun 2020] - Research Associate/Teaching Assistant at King’s College London, Strand Building, Strand Campus, Strand, WC2R 2LS London, UK – Supervisor: Prof. Nishanth Sastry.

[Oct 2019 - Mar 2020] - Visiting Research Fellow at Computer Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0FD Cambridge, UK – Supervisor: Prof. Pietro Liò.

[May 2016 - Sep 2019] - Postdoctoral researcher at Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (DIEEI), University of Catania, Italy – Supervisor: Prof. Aurelio La Corte.

[Mar 2015 - Apr 2015] - Visiting Research Fellow at Computer Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0FD Cambridge, UK – Supervisor: Prof. Pietro Liò.

[Mar 2014 - Jul 2014] - Visiting Research Fellow at Computer Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0FD Cambridge, UK – Supervisor: Prof. Pietro Liò.

[Mar 2012 - Dec 2015] - Research Fellow at Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (DIEEI), University of Catania, 6 Viale A. Doria, 95125 Catania, Italy – Supervisor: Prof. Aurelio La Corte, and CNIT (National Inter-university Consortium for the Telecommunications), Italy.

Education

[Jan 2013 - Dec 2015] - PhD in Systems Engineering, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (DIEEI), University of Catania, 6 Viale A. Doria, 95125 Catania, Italy. PhD Thesis: “Evolutionary Dynamics of Social Behaviors on Multilayer Networks”. Supervisor: Prof. Aurelio La Corte – PhD Coordinator: Prof. Luigi Fortuna.

[May 2012 - Jun 2012] - State Examination for Professional qualification of Information Engineer - Section A, University of Catania, 6 Viale A. Doria, 95125 Catania, Italy. Qualified to practice as an Information Engineer - Section A.

[Feb 2009 - Mar 2012] - MSc in Telecommunications Engineering, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (DIEEI), University of Catania, 6 Viale A. Doria, 95125 Catania, Italy - MSc Degree: 110/110 cum laude – Thesis: “Bio-inspired Model for converged networks based on Self-Organization and Biodiversity algorithms”. Supervisor: Prof. Aurelio La Corte.

[Oct 2003 - Jan 2009] - BSc in Telecommunications Engineering, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (DIEEI), University of Catania, 6 Viale A. Doria, 95125 Catania, Italy - BSc Degree: 110/110 – Thesis: “Study of Planar Slot Antennas on substrate RO4003 for UWB applications”. Supervisor: Prof. Sebastiano Barbarino.