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research interests

  • Causal Inference for Observational Studies, Sequential Treatments, Regression Discontinuity Designs
  • Bayesian Inference and Applications
  • Randomized Control Trials
  • Forensic Statistics
  • Probabilistic Expert Systems for DNA based Personal Identification

pubblications & stuff


in progress

ongoing projects

talks and posters



  • PhD (Dottorato di Ricerca*) in Applied Statistics, University of Florence, Italy, 2013.

Dissertation: Pre-Experimental Assessment of Forensic DNA Identification Systems (tutor prof. Fabio Corradi).

  • MSc (Laurea Magistrale*) in Statistics and Computer Sciences for Companies, University of Florence, Italy, 2009.
  • BSc (Laurea*) in Statistics , University of Florence, Italy, 2007.

* Italian academic degree names


  • 2017: Tutorials for Practical Statistics For Medical Research,  Medical Statistics Short Course, 27 – 30 June 2017, University College London, UK.
  • 2016 – present: Research Methods, Drug Discovery MSc, Advanced Biomedical Imaging MSc, IoN MSc, University College London, UK.
  • 2011 – 2015: Tutorials for the course in Statistical Inference, MS in Statistics, University of Florence.
  • 2014 : Teaching Assistance for the course in Quantitative Methods, New York University, Florence.
  • October 2013: Tutorials for SIS short course in Teoria e pratica dei modelli ad effetti casuali per dati multilivello e longitudinali [italian website], Dept. of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications, University of Florence.
  • June-September 2013: Introduction to Statistical Principles, (series of seminars), Dept. of Legal Medicine, University of Florence.