I am a Senior Research Scientist at ISI Foundation, in Turin, Italy. I am part of the Data Science for Social Impact Research Area. I have a background in Physics (Bsc, MSc, Ph.D.). My work has a strong interdisciplinary approach. For more than ten years, I have been working on applying tools from complex systems and networks science, applied mathematics, computer science, data science, behavioral sciences to study disease spreading from an epidemiological as well as social point of view. Since 2008, I have been developing and coordinating a Europe-wide network of Web-based platforms for participatory surveillance of Influenza-like Illness.