My research interests include the study of behavioural and brain bases of human interaction in musical emotional contexts.
My background covers scientific, humanistic academic studies and high-level musical training. - EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) MSc, in Cognitive Science, CNSMDP (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris) MSc. in Music and Acoustics, Sorbonne-Paris IV MSc. in Philosophy. I completed my Phd in computing engineering at University of Genoa (dir: Prof. Camurri).
I was research fellow at Casa Paganini – InfoMus Intl Research Centre of University of Genoa from 2009 to 2013.
Chairman of Club NIME 2008, INTETAIN 2011 and Sysmus13 International conferences on music and new technologies. I have been awarded the Prix pour la Vocation by the Bleustein-Blanchet Foundation and the Declic Jeunes award by Fondation de France for my pedagogical projects on music and science.
I work as a scientific collaborator at University of Geneva with Prof. Didier Grandjean.
In parallel, I teache “interactive multimedia” at Conservatorio Paganini (Genoa) and “statistics” at faculty of Psychology (Univ. of Genoa).