I received the Laurea Triennale (Bachelor of Science degree) and the Laurea Magistrale (Master of Science degree) in Computer Science from the Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy) in 2010 and 2012, respectively. My theses there were about dynamic carpooling and ridesharing (BSc, advisor Paolo Massa) and human aspects of software engineering (MSc, advisor Pekka Abrahamsson).
I received the PhD in Computer Science from the Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in 2016. My dissertation is titled Towards a Theory of Affect and Software Developers’ Performance. I was supervised by Xiaofeng Wang and Pekka Abrahamsson.
My research interests include human and social aspects of software development, behavioral software engineering, open science, and empirical software engineering.