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Bio

I am a post-doc researcher at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Digital Futures, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, under the supervision of Prof. Karl H. Johansson. From 2021 to 2022 I was a post-doc at the Department of Information Engineering (DEI), University of Padova, Italy, under the supervision of Prof. Sandro Zampieri.

In 2021 I received my Ph.D in Information Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, working under the supervision of Prof. Ruggero Carli and Prof. Andrea Simonetto (ENSTA Paris, prev. IBM Research). In 2019-2020 I was a visiting student in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE), University of Colorado Boulder, under the supervision of Prof. Emiliano Dall’Anese.

I received my Master degree in Automation Engineering (2018, summa cum laude) and my Bachelor degree in Information Engineering (2015) from the University of Padova, Italy.

My research focuses on both online optimization and distributed optimization. Head to Research for more details. Full CV available here.

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MSc Thesis Opportunities

We have several MSc thesis opportunities under the co-supervision of Prof. Karl H. Johansson and myself, on the topics of federated and distributed learning, with a focus on privacy, resilience to attacks, and efficient algorithm design. Please contact me at nicolba [at] kth [dot] se if you are interested.