Research Interests:

  • Reactor Physics
  • Neutronics
  • Reactor Design
  • Safety Analysis
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Dynamic PRA
  • Supervised and Unsupervised Learning
  • Dynamic Stochastic Systems

Updated CV:


Curriculum Vitae
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List of Publications
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  • Ph.D in Nuclear Engineering, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Feb.  2016.                                              Thesis Title: Advanced Methods for Safety Analysis and Probabilistic Risk Assessment applied to Thermal-Hydraulic and Multi-physics codes.                      Advisors: Prof. Antonio NaviglioDr. Cristian Rabiti and Prof. Gianfranco Caruso                                                      
  • M.S. in Nuclear Engineering, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 2009. Grade: 110/110 cum laude (GPA 4.0/4.0).                                                                     Thesis Title: Validation of a calculation code system dedicated to in-laboratory gamma spectrometry, using Monte Carlo Calculations and experiments              Advisor: Prof. Romolo Remetti                                               
  • B.S. in Energy Engineering, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 2007. Grade: 105/110 (GPA 4.0/4.0)               Thesis Title: Efficient energy recovery from bio-gas using Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells (MCFC)                         Advisor: Prof. Luca Rubini



Awards and Memberships:

  • INL Nuclear Science and Engineering award for exceptional contribution to INL vision, 2017
  • INL instant recognition award for exceptional work on RAVEN Ensemble Modeling capability, 2016
  • INL Associate Lab Director Employee Special Recognition Award, 2013
  • INL instant recognition award for exceptional work on RAVEN code, 2013
  • INL patent award for the licensing and copyright of the reactor physics code PHISICS, 2012
  • INL golden medal for outstanding personal work performance, 2011
  • INL instant recognition award for exceptional work on PHISICS, 2011
  • Member of the American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • Member of the Italian Nuclear Society (ANI)
  • Member of Italian Licensed Engineers


  • Licensing and Copyright for the PRA, UQ and Risk Management code "Risk Analysis and Virtual ENvironment" (RAVEN), 2013
  • Licensing and Copyright for the Reactor Physics code "Parallel and Highly Innovative Simulation for INL Code System" (PHISICS), 2012