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Alessio Ceroni

Research Associate
in Bioinformatics, Glycomics and Mass Spectrometry analysis
Biopolymer Mass Spectrometry group
Imperial College London
Exhibition road, SW7 2AZ, London UK

Education

  • 2003-2005: PhD studies of Computer Engineering at the University of Firenze, Italia
  • 1994-2002: Undergraduate studies of Computer Engineering at the University of Firenze, Italia. Final grade 110/110 cum laude.
    • Degree Thesis: Parallel Genetic Algorithms for Distributed Computing over Internet
      Supervisors: prof. G. Soda and prof. P. Frasconi, Dipartimento Sistemi Informatici, University of Firenze, Italia.
      With the contribution of prof. David E. Goldberg, Department of General Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA.
  • 2001, March-July: Visiting scholarship at the Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA.
  • 1989-1994: High school studies of Computer Science at the Technical Institute "A. Meucci" of Firenze, Italia.

Courses

  • June 2004: Lipari School on Advances in Biomedicine and Bioinformatics, Lipari, Italia.
  • Spring 2002: Statistical Learning and Kernel-Based Algorithms, dott. Massimiliano Pontil, University of Firenze, Italia.
  • Autumn 2002: Global Optimization Methods, prof. Fabio Schoen, University of Firenze, Italia.

Awards

  • September 1999: student competition award for A CD-HMM based speaker verification system, 6th AI*IA congress, Bologna, Italia.

Interests and Capabilities

  • Soft Computing and Machine Learning tecniques: Genetic Algorithms, SVM, Neural Networks, HMMs.
  • Expert Systems for Financial Markets.
  • Distributed computing.
  • Programming languages: C/C++, Java, PHP, Perl, ADA, OX, Visual Basic, SQL, TCL/TK, x86 Assembler.
  • Internet tools: HTML, XML, PHP, Perl, mSQL.
  • Development environments: GNU, Microsoft Visual C++, Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel.
  • Operative systems: Windows, Linux, Unix, SunOS.

Job Experiences

  • Firenze, Italia, May 2003-today: programmer at ITTIG-CNR, development of a visual XML editor for legal documents.
  • Firenze, Italia, April-December 2002: assistant researcher at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Dipartimento Sistemi Informatici, UniversitÓ di Firenze.
  • Chicago IL, USA, August-September 2001: programmer at Transmarket Group, development of financial analysis and trading execution software.
  • London, UK, March 2001: programmer at Buttonwoods, development of a software for financial analysis.
  • Chicago, IL, USA, August 2000: programmer at Transmarket Group, development of a financial data collecting software.
  • Firenze, Italia, 2000-2001: freelance programmer, development of econometric softwares.
  • Firenze, Italia, 1999: freelance programmer, development of a civil engineering CAD software.
  • Firenze, Italia, 1999: freelance programmer, development of a database software for Microware S.r.l.
  • Firenze, Italia, 1997/1998: freelance programmer, development of a database software for a sport shop.