• If English is your first language, my Italian name is probably difficult to pronounce and spell. I track the different types of misspellings and the current count is: 46. Check out this audio recording to learn the right pronounciation (cf. user skygiu).
  • My ha-index is 93
  • I was born in the city of Pavia at the south-west of Lombardy in northern Italy. If you are travelling to Milan or to the lakes nearby, why not stop off in Pavia? It is a renowned rice and wine production area with a big castle and the beautiful Ticino river park. Few know that Pavia was also the capital of Italy for about 200 years.
  • I am an avid particle physics blog reader, and recommend these blogs: Tommaso Dorigo’s blog, Not Even Wrong by Peter Woit, Resonaances and Backreaction by Sabine Hossenfelder.