Born and raised in Teramo, Italy. Stefano is a PhD candidate with particular interests in networking, graph theory and algorithmic game theory. Prior to enrolling at the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI), he worked for six months as a research intern for Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée) in collaboration with the research team COATI under the supervision of Frédéric Giroire. He holds a double master’s degree in Computer Science and Ubiquitous Networking and Computing from University of L’Aquila and Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis and a B.A in Computer Science from the University of L’Aquila.