Assistant Professor at the Jonian Dept., University of Bari.
Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Bari, received on May 2007.
Thesis: “Supporting Synchronous Communication in Distributed Software Teams”, listed on SIGSOFT Selected PhD Dissertations in the Area of Software Engineering, published by VDM Verlag Publishing, ISBN 978-3-639-17562-2.
Visiting student at the SEGAL Lab of the University of Victoria, Canada (Jan.-Apr. 2006).
Laurea degree in Computer Science from the University of Bari, received on October 2002.
2011: The Microsoft Software Engineering Innovation award (MSEIF)
2008: the 2008 IBM Faculty award
2006: the 2006 IBM Eclipse Innovation award