People | Nexa Fellows

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The Fellows of the Nexa Center for Internet and Society contribute pro bono to the activities of the center. Some of them, the "research fellows", perform research specifically for the Center, either as a Ph.D. student or as a "assegnista di ricerca". Fellows are appointed by the directors. Fellowships last for a calendar year and are renewable.



Massimo Durante - Faculty Fellow Alessandro Mantelero - Director of Privacy & Faculty Fellow Ugo Pagallo - Faculty Fellow Marco Torchiano - Faculty Fellow Daniele Trinchero - Faculty Fellow
Mauro Alovisio - Fellow Giovanni Arata - Fellow Claudio Artusio - Fellow Eleonora Bassi - Fellow Lorenzo Benussi - Fellow
Enrico Bertacchini - Fellow Carlo Blengino - Fellow Nicola Bottero - Fellow Federico Cairo - Fellow Fabio Chiusi - Fellow
Marco Ciurcina - Fellow Alessandro Cogo - Fellow Deborah De Angelis - Fellow Giulio De Petra - Fellow Arturo Filastò - Fellow
Giovanni B. Gallus - Fellow Raimondo Iemma - Fellow Stefano Leucci - Fellow Alessio Melandri - Fellow Federico Morando
Elena Pavan - Fellow Cristiana Sappa - Fellow Monica A. Senor - Fellow Massimo Travostino - Fellow Giuseppe Vaciago - Fellow





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Massimo Durante

Faculty Fellow

Massimo Durante is Researcher in Philosophy of Law at the Department of Law of the University of Turin. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Law, Department of Law, University of Turin, and a Ph.D. in History of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Paris IV Sorbonne. more >

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Alessandro Mantelero

Director of Privacy & Faculty Fellow

Alessandro Mantelero is Full-Tenured Aggregate Professor of Private Law at Politecnico di Torino. He is member of the Editorial Board of Contratto e impresa/Europa and was admitted to the Italian bar in 2001. more >

Ugo Pagallo

Ugo Pagallo

Faculty Fellow

Ugo Pagallo is Professor of Jurisprudence at the Department of Law, University of Turin, since 2000 and faculty at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) in London. more >

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Marco Torchiano

Faculty Fellow

Marco Torchiano is Associate Professor at the Politecnico di Torino, where he is also a member of the Software Engineering Research Group. more >

Daniele Trinchero

Daniele Trinchero

Faculty Fellow

Daniele Trinchero is professor at Politecnico di Torino (Dept. of Electronics and Telecommunications), where he manages the iXem Labs (which he co-founded with Riccardo Stefanelli in 2004). more >

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Legal staff lawyer at University of Torino. He has specialized in ICT Law and Data Protection, he is author of scientific articles published in Italian journals and co-author on law books; he is a member of the "Commissione Informatica del Consiglio dell'Ordine degli Avvocati di Torino". more >

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Giovanni Arata holds a degree in Communication Sciences (Università degli Studi di Siena, 2001) and a PhD in "Information Systems and Organization" (Università degli Studi di Trento, 2006). more >

Claudio Artusio

Claudio Artusio graduated in Law at the Univerisity of Turin in 2009. He collaborates with the Nexa Center since the spring of 2010 focusingo on Public Sectori Information (PSI). From 2013 he is a Staff Research Fellow, performing support and research in the field of open contents and open licenses (Creative Commons Italia and SeLiLi). more >

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Eleonora Bassi is a researcher with a legal and philosophical background. She graduated in Law and holds a PhD in Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory (University of Torino, Law School). more >

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Lorenzo Benussi, Laura Magistrale in Communication Sciences and PhD in Economics of Innovation, is advisor for digital policy at the TOP-IX Consortium where he develops projects and policies to support digital innovation. more >

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Dr. Enrico Bertacchini, Ph.D, is assistant professor at the Department of Economics and Statistics “S. Cognetti De Martiis”, University of Turin. He has multidisciplinary competences concerning the economics of culture and the economic analysis of intellectual property, with a particular focus on commons-based models for the production of and access to information goods. more >

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Carlo Blengino lives in Turin and is a lawyer and a partner of the legal firm “Studio Legale Catalano Penalisti Associati”. He deals exclusively with criminal law cases, with special reference to culpable crimes, professional liabilities, economics criminal laws, intellectual property rights. more >

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Nicola Bottero is a practicing lawyer with a degree in Law from the University of Turin with a thesis on comparative law. He also graduated in the Intellectual property Specialization Course jointly organized by the University of Turin and the WIPO Academy. more >

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Federico Cairo, graduated in Philosophy at the Collegio Superiore of University of Bologna in 2005 and in Media Engineering at Politecnico di Torino in 2008, received the Ph.D. degree from Politecnico di Torino in 2013. His research interests include Natural Language Processing and Linked Data technologies for digital libraries. more >

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Fabio Chiusi

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Fabio Chiusi is a freelance journalist (Wired, L'Espresso, Repubblica) and blogger (ilNichilista, Chiusi nella rete) who regularly writes about Internet censorship, surveillance and the complex relationship between digital technologies, politics and society. more >

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Italian lawyer, working in the field of commercial and contractual law, Information Technology law, Copyright, Patent and Trademark law. He teaches "Law and ethics of communication" at the Politecnico di Torino, Faculty of Information Science. more >

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Alessandro Cogo is associate professor at the Turin Law School, where he teaches business and IP law. He holds a PhD in Intellectual Property Law jointly granted by the Universities of Pavia and Munich. more >

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Deborah De Angelis has a degree in Law from Luiss University in Rome; in January 2000 she became a lawyer specialized in digital music law. In 2001 she founded the legal office DDA. She also authored various publications in matters relating to authors' digital rights. more >

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Giulio De Petra received his degree in Economics from University of Siena, Italy. He worked in the service organization in BNL (Banca Nazionale del Lavoro), one of the top italian banks, as expert in software design methodologies and in database administration. more >

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Arturo Filastò (@hellais) is Vice President of Hermes - Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights and he is a free software developer at GlobaLeaks and The Tor Project. more >

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Giovanni Battista Gallus is a lawyer, admitted before the Supreme Court, ISO 27001:2005 Certified Lead Auditor, founding member of the law firm "GM-LEX Studio Legale", and member of Array.eu, a network of IT Lawyers. more >

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Raimondo Iemma is Project Manager at Altea Digital, a company that develops digital transformation solutions. Between 2007 and 2011, he worked for research and no profit institutions. He joined the Nexa Center in 2012 as Staff Research Fellow, serving as Managing Director between 2013 and 2015. more >

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Stefano Leucci works in the field of data protection. He combines a legal background with IT skills for assessing and solving data protection issues, bridging the gap between legal teams and ICT departments. more >

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Alessio Melandri is a coder, and student of computer engineering at the Politecnico di Torino. more >

Federico Morando

Federico is an economist, with interdisciplinary research interests focused on the intersection between law, economics and technology. He holds an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in economics (from Bocconi Univ. and from the Univ. of Toulouse) and a Ph.D. in Institutions, Economics and Law from the Univ. of Turin and Ghent. more >

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Elena Pavan

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Elena is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Scuola Normale Superiore. She holds a degree in Communication Sciences (University of Padova, Italy, 2004) and a PhD in Sociology (University of Trento, 2009). more >

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Dr. Cristiana Sappa holds a degree in Business Law, a post-graduate diploma in Intellectual Property and New Technologies and a PhD in Private Law, major Intellectual Property Law and Competition. more >

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Monica A. Senor is a criminal lawyer, specialising in data protection and criminal law related to new technologies, in particular digital and biometric forensics. She contributes with online journal Medialaws and Penale.it and she has published with Giappichelli, EGEA, Springer and UTET. more >

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Massimo Travostino graduated in law from University of Turin (1993) and has a post-graduate degree in international and comparative law (1996). more >

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Giuseppe Vaciago has been a lawyer of the Milan Bar since 2002 and he is actually a partner of R&P Legal Firm. For the last 10 years his primary focus has been IT Law with a focus on cyber crime. He has assisted many national and international IT companies. more >

Here is available a list of our alumni