Personal. Born in Florence, Italy, August 1957. Lived in Fribourg, Switzerland (1957-1968), Florence, Italy (1968-1975), Pisa, Italy (1975-1982), Edinburgh, Scotland (1982-1985), Aarhus, Denmark (January-June 1985), and Sophia Antipolis, France (1986-present). Italian nationality. Native languages: italian and french. Other languages: english, some german (high school level).
Education. Literary baccalaureate, liceo classico Michelangiolo, Florence, 1975. Master (Laurea) in Computer Science, University of Pisa, 1981 (cum laude). CNR-Selenia scholarship, Pisa, 1981-1982. CNR scholarship to do research abroad, 1982-1985. PhD studies at Edinburgh University, Scotland (November 1982 - December 1985). Visit to Aarhus University, Denmark (January 1985 - June 1985). PhD in Theoretical Computer Science, University of Edinburgh, January 1988.
Professional. Visiting researcher at INRIA Sophia Antipolis (January 1986 - September 1987). Since October 1987, permanent researcher at INRIA Sophia Antipolis, in the teams Meije (1987-1999), Mimosa (2000-2008) and Indes (2009-now). Habilitation ("idoneità") for an associate professorhip in Italy, 1999.
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