I am Assistant Professor in the Operations Research group of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering of the Politecnico di Milano. My research interests are: discrete nonlinear (global) optimization; exact methods for discrete multiobjective optimization; robust optimization; and open-source software for optimization. I am the author and maintainer of Couenne, a software package for solving global optimization problems.

I received a Doctoral degree in Computer Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 2003. I then was postdoc at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Visiting Assistant Professor at the Industrial and Systems Engineering department of Lehigh University and Assistant Professor at the Mathematical Science department of Clemson University. From 2013 to 2020 I was software engineer in the FICO Xpress Optimizer team.

I have collaborated with the Linköpings Universitet in Linköping, Sweden; Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey; Zuse Institute, Berlin; University of Rome, Tor Vergata; and École Polytechnique, Paris.