Curriculum Vitae

Profile

Scientific collaborator and support with 15 years of experience with data (acquisition, visualization, analysis, management).

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

Personal details

Grote Beerstraat 394 Gender: Male
9742 SM Groningen Nationality: Italian
The Netherlands Email: varati@hotmail.com
Mobile: +31623205152
Web-pageLinkedIn
GitHub blog
Languages:
Italian (native)Dutch (Intermediate - B2)
English (excellent - C1)

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.
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, Octave
Operative systemsLinux (Debian, (K)Ubuntu, Mint, Slackware, Suse, Unix), Windows, mac
Office suite Open-, Libre- Microsoft-Office suite, Excel, powerpoint
StatisticsMplus, SPSS
VisualizationGimp, Inkscape, ImageMagick
Data acquisition and analysis E-prime, fieldTrip, EEGlab, Neurospec, BrainVision Analyzer and Recorder, Eyelink, Psychtoolbox.
OtherLaTeX, HTML, CSS, Spark, DOS

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, GDPR in research, 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

Check my lectures and presentations page for the most up-to-date list.

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).

Hobbies

Experiment and learning with computers and raspberry pi and home-automation with micro-controllers.
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).