Qualifications

Academic

Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Information Technology and Computing awarded on 31/03/2004 by The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK with upper-second class honours. Final project title: ‘Musical genre classification of audio signals using neural networks’;

Master’s degree (MSc) in Science awarded on 31/12/2006 by The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK with distinction. Dissertation title: ‘Higher-order tensor, non-tensor and multi-compartmental models for diffusion imaging’;

Master’s degree (MSc) in Applied Cognitive Neuroscience awarded on 24/09/2008 by University of Westminster, London, UK with distinction. Dissertation title: ‘A multi-modal investigation of music perception with functional MRI (FMRI) and event-related potentials (ERPs): experiments on musical syntax and sensory consonance’;

Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Physical Science awarded on 31/12/2009 by The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK with upper-second class honours. Final project title: ‘Localization of brain activity with electro- and magneto-encephalography (EEG/MEG): a critical review of physical foundations and models’;

Master’s degree (MSc) in Medical Physics awarded on 31/12/2009 by The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. Dissertation title: ‘Higher-order tensor, non-tensor and multi-compartmental models for diffusion imaging’;

Philosophy doctor (PhD) in Neuroscience awarded on 20/07/2012 by Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Falmer, UK. Thesis title ‘Multimodal analysis of the neural correlates of decision-making in the context of financial risk’, supervisor Prof. Hugo Critchley.

 

Professional

Member of the Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) for 17 years. Senior Member (SMIEEE) since 10/2013, registration n. 41305974.

Chartered Engineer (CEng) since 02/2011, registration n. 586679, UK Engineering Council, via The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Chartered Physicist (CPhys) since 07/2011, registration n. 1119982, UK Institute of Physics.

Chartered Scientist (CSci) since 10/2011, registration n. PEM108003985, UK Science Council, via The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM).