« Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist. »

Harrison Ford (1942 - ), as Indiana Jones

The scope of my current scientific activities comprises the following disciplines:

- Artificial Life & Self-organizing Dynamic Information Systems
- Autonomic Computing & Communications
- Neurocomputing & Cognitive System Architectures
- Information Theory & Formal Methods
- Quantum Information & Communication Systems

In particular, I am interested in the following research topics:

Mathematical models, methods and algorithms inspired from physical & life sciences

- mathematical models derived from the analysis of physical and biological processes
- semantic methods addressing the multidimensional dynamics and the emergent properties of complex systems
- evolutionary algorithms for monitoring and predicting environmental changes
- preventive and rapidly self-adapting strategies for unbalanced ecosystems

Advanced distributed computing techniques for frontier research

- engineering methods and tools for research in physical and life sciences
- autonomic information and communication systems
- evolving network computing architectures, protocols and services

Biomolecular, nano- and quantum-scale information & communication systems

- biological and organic computing systems
- molecular and quantum communication
- artificial and hybrid bio-synthetic nanosystems