Curriculum Vitae


2002-2004, Dept. Of Statistical Sciences, Univ. of Padua, Italy
Ph.D. in Statistics

  • Thesis title: Modelling Natural Phenomena through Bayesian Techniques
  • Supervisor: Prof. Stuart Coles



May 2006-now: Assistant Professor in Statistics
School of Economics and Political Sciences, University of Padua (Italy).

January 2005-April 2006: Post-doc research fellow
Dept. Of Statistical Sciences, Univ. of Padua, Italy
Project "Methods for the analysis of extreme sea levels and for coastal erosion"


Visiting Experience

October 2002-March 2003: Visiting Fellow
Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol (UK)


International Conferences

16-19 May 2011,  Univ. of New York, Buffalo
Volcanic Hazard Meeting (Invited speaker)

  • Extreme value methods for historical large volcanic magnitudes

4-8 July 2004, Univ. of Florence, Italy
19th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling

  • Bayesian techniques for modelling volcanic processes


Associate Editor

Statistics in Volcanology
Peer-reviewed journal of the IAVCEI Commission on Statistics in Volcanology (COSIV).


Referee Reports

Statistical Methods and Applications, Sustainability Science, Agu Books, Applied Energy, International Journal of Biometeorology, International Journal of Physical Sciences, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics.