Curriculum Vitae

I prepared two files with my curriculum vitae. One file is very condensed and intended for the practical people who are searching a quick overview of what I can do. This version is on the left link. The right link contains a more extensive and broader list of activities I have conducted during the years. Under the links is also a web version of my curriculum vitae.

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Personal details

Grote Beerstraat 394 Gender: Male
9742 SM Groningen Date of birth: 12th March, 1979
The Netherlands Place of birth: Sandrigo(Vi), Italy
Mobile: +31623205152 Email: varati@hotmail.com
Web-pageLinkedIn
GitHub blog
Languages:
Italian (native)Dutch (Intermediate - B1)
English (excellent - C1)

Profile

Versatile analyst with 15 years of experience analysing and visualizing data.

Persevering, hard-working and creative colleague with high-frustration tolerance.

Awards

2007 Travel Grant. Oral Presentation : In the beginning there was synchronization: Genesis of a neural correlate of processing differences. ISI Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2007 Best young researcher. Oral Presentation : L'influenza di differenti strategie cognitive sulla determinazione dell'efficienza neurale. AIP, Como, Italy.
2007 Student Travel Grant. Poster : In the beginning there was synchronization: Genesis of a neural correlate of processing differences. SINS Meeting, Verona, Italy.
2007 Best poster presentation. Poster: In the beginning there was synchronization: Genesis of a neural correlate of processing differences. BCN New Year Meeting, University of Groningen.
2005 Best young researcher. Oral presentation: Stretching attention. Italian Association Experimental Psychology, Cagliari (Italy).

Working Experience

05/2013 - currentResearch coordinator, monitor and support, lab manager - department of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery - University Medical Center Groningen .8 fte.
05/2019 - currentConsultant: Data Stewardship Project - Service Desk Clinical Research Office - University Medical Center Groningen .1 fte.
06/2012 - currentFreelance (translator Dutch-Italian, lecturer, IT and scientific consultant).
05/2017 - 01/2018Research monitor of scientific medical research - Service Desk Clinical Research Office - University Medical Center Groningen .2 fte.
03/2009 - 03/2012Post Doc University of Groningen .8 fte.
09/2010 - 03/2012R lecturer University of Groningen .2 fte.
07/2012Lecturer summer school: Introductory eye-tracking and electroencephalography methodology for linguistic research.
02/2009 - 08/2011Lecturer University of Groningen .2 fte.
10/2004 - 12/2008PhD student
01/2003 - 10/2004Research activity at the University of Padova.
09/2003 - 01/2004Research activity at the University of Leiden.
06/1998 - 09/1998Factory worker Veronesi s.p.a., animal feed production and distribution.
06/1997 - 09/1997Factory worker IPI s.p.a., production of paper bags.
06/1996 - 09/1996Apprentice mason Dalla Pozza, building contractors.
06/1995 - 09/1995Apprentice mason Dalla Pozza, building contractors.

Computer Skills

ProgrammingC\C++, Matlab, R, PHP, MySQL, Python, BASH, JavaScript.
OtherSpark, Linux O.S. (Debian, (K)Ubuntu, Mint, Slackware, Suse, Unix), Open-, Libre- Microsoft-Office suite, Windows, DOS, Mplus, SPSS, Octave, LaTeX, Gimp, Inkscape, ImageMagick, HTML, CSS, E-prime, fieldTrip, EEGlab, Neurospec, BrainVision Analyzer and Recorder, Eyelink, Psychtoolbox.

Education

10/2004 - 12/2008Philosphy Doctorate, Neuroscience, Faculty of medical sciences, University of Groningen, Netherlands.
09/1999 - 07/2004Experimental and Neuro-psychology, University of Padova, Italy. + Erasmus, Leiden University
09/1995 - 07/1999Electronics and Telecommunications, High School Diploma. Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale A. Meucci, Cittadella (PD).

Trainings and courses

Programmingmatlab, R, C/C++, python, pySpark, javascript, HPC Cluste, NVIDIA OpenACC
Data ScienceStatistics, machine learning, statistical learning, recommender systems, Social network analysis, Mediation analysis, generalize additive models
EconomicsFinance, macro economics, financial markets
Data visualizationData representation, interactive visualization, Matlab, R, python, d3.js,
CommunicationPublishing in English, Dutch writing skills (NL: schrijfvaardigheid), effective data visualization
Quality assuranceData management, research monitoring, clinical research (NL: BROK)
OtherDatabase management, data gathering, web scraping
Here is the list with all the courses I followed.

Publications

Check my publications page for the most up-to-date list.

Invited lectures and Expositions

2018Introduction to growth curve analysis for pupillometry. Workshop for EU ENRICH program. Groningen
2016Introduction to eyetracking and pupillometry. Workshop for EU ENRICH program. Crete
2012Multitasking in dentistry: Advantages and disadvantages. 25th Annual Meeting European Society of Dental Ergonomics, Maastricht.
2012Applied Brain Computer Interfaces and adaptive automation. Lectures on BCI: University of Groningen.
2012Neurocool: Ergonomics meets neuroscience. Lectures on Cognition and Attention: University of Groningen.
2011A perfect look. BCN introductory course, University of Groningen.
2011Workshop on eyetracking and electroencephalography for language research. University of Groningen.
2011Can machines live our lives? Summer school for gifted students, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2011The eye and the brain: Two approaches to study human behaviour. Summer school for gifted students, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2011New approaches to Brain-computer interfaces. Lectures on BCI: University of Groningen.
2010Searching for perfection. Discovery Festival, Science Center Nemo, Amsterdam.
2010Methods for real-time single trial classification. Lectures on BCI: University of Groningen.
2009P4pc an electrophysiological marker of attentional disengagement. ESCOP colloqium, Leiden.
2009What does a cognitive neuroscientist do and how can you become one. Carrer Perspectives, University of Groningen.
2009From brain to behaviour, a journey through cognitive neuroscience. Lectures for gifted students, Discover your talent, Rotterdam.

Hobbies

Experiment and learning with computersand raspberry pi and home-automation with microcontrollers.
Cooking and nutrition.
Running (one marathon, two halves and plenty of shorter distances...).
Ultimate frisbee (One World (2014) and one European (2019) Championship - Masters' division).