Nexa Staff


Antonio Vetrò Selina Fenoglietto Simone Basso Lorenzo Canova
Davide Allavena Giuseppe Futia Marco Conoscenti Carmine D'Amico

staff research fellow

Antonio Vetrò

Phone: +39 011 090 5954

Director of Research

Antonio Vetrò is Director of Research at the Nexa Center for Internet and Society at Politecnico di Torino (Italy). Formerly, he has been research fellow in the Software and System Engineering Department at Technische Universität München (Germany) and junior scientist at Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering (MD, USA) more >

Selina Fenoglietto

Selina Fenoglietto

Phone: +39 011 090 7217

Administrative Manager

Selina Fenoglietto joined the Nexa Center for Internet & Society in May 2009 as administrative assistant. She holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Torino and her former experiences include the administrative management of projects funded by the European Commission, the World Bank and the Italian Foreign Office. From December 2010, she is the administrative manager of the Center.

senior research fellow

Simone Basso

Phone: +39 011 090 7216

Senior Research Fellow

Simone (@bassosimone on Twitter and GitHub, sbs on IRC) is a researcher at Nexa Center since 2010. He completed his PhD in 2014 under supervision of prof. De Martin. His main research interest is measuring the internet from the edges with active means. more >

staff research fellow

Lorenzo Canova

Staff Research Fellow & Managing Director

Lorenzo Canova holds a MSc in Industrial engineering from Politecnico di Torino and is a research fellow of the Nexa Center for Internet & Society since November 2014. He first got in touch with the Nexa Center in January 2014 while working on his Master thesis on Open Government Data quality. more >

it manager

Davide Allavena

Phone: +39 011 090 7216

IT Manager & Research Fellow

Davide Allavena is a master student of Physics at Univerisità di Pavia. He is completing his thesis about biologically detailed computational models of the cerebellar cortex. In April 2015 started his work as IT Manager at Nexa Center. more >

Giuseppe Futia

Giuseppe Futia

Phone: +39 011 090 7219

Communication Manager & Research Fellow

Giuseppe Futia joined the Nexa Center for Internet & Society in February 2011. He holds a Master Degree in Cinema and Media Engineering in 2011 and from 2008 he collaborates regularly with La Stampa daily. In Nexa he is in charge of communication and press office. More specifically, Giuseppe's main responsibilities consist in keeping contact with media and following Nexa's Image. more >

phd student

Marco Conoscenti

PhD Student

Marco Conoscenti took a master degree in Computer Engineering at Politecnico di Torino in October 2015. He attended the Multimedia program and his thesis concerned the analysis and development of rate control algorithms for hyperspectral images compression. more >


Carmine D’Amico is a computer engineering student at the Politecnico di Torino. He got in touch with the Nexa Center in 2014, when he attended the Rivoluzione Digitale course. more >

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