For a detailed description of my interests, please download my statement of interests. Here if follows just a description of the school reports that I consider original and relevant among those I did during these years.

*Scientific Computing*

Since my Bachelor, my main specialization is Scientific Computing. I took several courses from the KTH M.Sc. in Scientific Computing, starting to work first in Matlab and then in C++ with MPI. My studies were about numerical methods from PDEs, here there are some examples:

"*A red-green refining algorithm for 2D meshes based on a posteriori gradient estimation using Matlab*", FEM report (KTH), 2005

"*A parallel multigrid solver for a 2D diffusion-reaction problem*", High Performance Computing summer school (KTH), 2006

*Computational Fluid Dynamics*

In KTH I had the opportunity to work with Fluent during a project course. In particular, we decided to couple the Matlab Optimization toolbox with Fluent in order to automate the the shape optimization of a bus, based onto the computations performed by Fluent. In our implementation, Matlab was able to read the computed drag and to automatically draw a new shape, generate the mesh, set up a simulation and iterate the procedure. Here it follows the report:

"*Shape optimization of a bus coupling Fluent and Matlab Optimization toolbox*", Applied CFD project course (KTH), 2006

*Financial Maths*

Since my Bachelor thesis, I began to be fascinated by Inverse Problems and Optimization. In KTH I had the opportunity to attend a course about Stochastic Equations in which I could pursue my interest, in particular I made a report about volatility identification reviewing a method proposed by Pironneau and Achdou:

"*Calibration of Local Volatility using an Inverse Problem on Dupire's equation*", Mathematical Models report (KTH), 2006

*Quantum Physics*

My interest in modern physics started with my High School final work and is mainly theoretical/philosophical, in particular about Statistical Mechanics. In KTH I made a report about Entropy and Information Theory using some recent interesting papers by Johan Hoffman, in which a new point of view about Thermodynamics is described:

"*Entropy and Information Transference*", Quantum Physics project course (KTH), 2007