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position associate professor

at Universitą di Torino
Dipartimento di Informatica
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address Corso Svizzera 185
10149 Torino
office 7 ex lab

phone +39 011 670 6777

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03 aug 2015 The Chemical Approach to Typestate-Oriented Programming, my first paper co-written with Silvia Crafa, has been accepted at OOPSLA'15.

11 apr 2015 The paper An Algebraic Theory for Web Service Contracts has been published in Formal Aspects of Computing. The conference version of this paper dates back to 2007!

26 mar 2015 The papers Types for Deadlock-Free Higher-Order Programs and Type Reconstruction Algorithms for Deadlock-Free and Lock-Free Linear π-Calculi have been accepted respectively at FORTE'15 and COORDINATION'15.

6 dec 2014 Released Hypha 0.5. This is the first public version of the tool supporting deadlock and lock freedom analyses.

29 mar 2014 The paper Deadlock and Lock Freedom in the Linear π-Calculus has been accepted at CSL-LICS'14.


I'm a member of the research group on formal methods for software development. My main research interests concern the static analysis of concurrent, parallel and distributed programs and the enforcement of safety and liveness properties through type systems.

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I'm the principal developer of Hypha, a tool for the analysis of π-calculus processes: Hypha detects the linear usage of channels, it infers structured communication protocols (session types), and performs deadlock and lock freedom analysis.

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You'll find pictures of my trips, quotes I like, and a few more links in my personal section.

Skogafoss waterfall, Iceland

«... mai fare previsioni, specie se ottimistiche.»
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