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Advisory Software Scientist - CPLEX Optimizer


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  Mathematical Optimization Society


I am working for IBM as part of the research and development team of the CPLEX Optimizer. I am author or co-author of more than 10 papers in top refereed journals and conferences in Mathematical Optimization (Math. Programming, SIOPT, INFORMS Journal on computing, IPCO, ...).

Research interests

  • Mixed Integer Optimization
  • Mixed Integer Nonlinear Optimization
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Cutting plane techniques
  • Exact and Heuritstic Methods

Previous employments

  • 2009-2011:   Post-doctoral fellow at Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica (DEIS), University of Bologna (Italy).
  • 2006-2009: Ph.D. candidate in “Control System Engineering and Operational Research” at the University of Bologna (Italy).

Prizes and awards

  • 2015: Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, IBM.
  • 2013: Major Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, IBM.
  • 2005: Prize for the Best Master Thesis in Operations Research, assigned by the Italian Association of Operations Research (AIRO).

Service Activities

  • 2018: Scientific Committee of ISMP 2018 conference (Bordeaux, France, July 2018).
  • 2012-2016: Scientific Committee of the FP7 European Project Marie Curie People on Mixed Integer Nonlinear Optimization (
  • 2008: Organizing Committee of IPCO 2008 conference (Bertinoro,  Forlì-Cesena, Italy, May 2008).


Technical Areas