A Short Introduction

I love drums, pastries, and guitars.

I use C, AWK, sed, Bash, Python, slurm, and WebRTC.

I am very religious: I belong to the church of Emacs.


  • 2003 MSc Physics, Bari University (IT)
  • 2008 PhD Physical-chemistry, Edinburgh University (UK)
  • 2008 -- 2009 Research associate, Vanderbilt University (USA)
  • 2009 -- 2010 Research associate, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (USA)
  • 2011 -- 2013 Research associate, Leiden University Medical Center (NL)
  • 2013 -- 2015 Research associate, Radboud University Medical Center (NL)
  • 2015 -- 2016 Software Developer & System Administrator, Leiden University Observatory (NL)
  • 2016 -- now Software Developer & System Administrator, Lorentz Institute Leiden University (NL)



Please feel free to contact me for

  • Web development: PHP, Django, Plone, HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery
  • Android Apps development: Native, Android API, and Cordova
  • Bash scripting
  • Data analysis: C, Fortran, Gnuplot, Xmgrace, R
  • Custom programming: C, Fortran, Python
  • System administration: GNU/Linux, Puppet
  • Cluster management: slurm
  • Free software: Free as in freedom (not as in free beer!)

status.fsf.org updates from everyone!
  • An iPhone application that attempts to detect whether ISPs are throttling online services is now available on Apple's App Store, despite Apple originally refusing to allow it onto iPhones and iPads: https://u.fsf.org/2fy
  • "Why does the patent system respect the will of the greedy, and not the will of the idealistic?" Jarek Duda, known for introducing Asymmetric Numeral Systems asks in a new article on End Software Patents: https://u.fsf.org/2fx
  • my.fsf.org maintenance is complete! I would post from the FSF account, but Dana went home and I don't know the login info. Also, this is my first post here. Weeee.

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Interesting links

The International Obfuscated C Code Contest Great place to start with C programming..

Free Software Foundation Free as in freedom (not as in free beer!).

GNU AWK manual A very powerful scripting language.


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