A Short Introduction

I love freedom.

I use C, AWK, sed, BASH, Python, TOX, and GNU Ring.

I belong to the church of Emacs.

Not f'd — you won't find me on Facebook


  • 1998 -- 2003 MSc Physics, Bari University (IT)
  • 2005 -- 2008 PhD Physical-chemistry, Edinburgh University (UK)
  • 2008 -- 2009 Research associate, Vanderbilt University (USA)
  • 2009 -- 2011 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)
  • 20YY Retirement


Please feel free to contact me for

  • Web development: Django, PHP, Plone and Angular
  • Mobile apps development: Android, Cordova, and Ionic
  • Shell scripting : GNU Bash
  • Data analysis: C, Fortran, Gnuplot, Xmgrace, R, Python
  • Custom programming: C, Fortran, Python
  • System administration: GNU/Linux, XCAT, Puppet
  • Cluster management: XCAT, slurm
  • Free software: Free as in freedom (not as in free beer!)

Avoid contacting me regarding any proprietary software.

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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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