Gaspare Ferraro
Data Science Student - Developer




  • University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Oct '17 - Present
    Master Degree in Computer Science
    Curriculum: "Data and Knowledge: Science and Technologies"

  • University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Oct '14 - Dec '17
    Bachelor Degree in Computer Science
    Thesis: "Subgraph similarity in complex networks"
    Supervised by Roberto Grossi and Andrea Marino

  • ITIS Majorana-GiorgiGenoa, Italy
    Sep '09 - Jul '14
    High School in Computer Science
    Thesis: "Alan Turing: The Universal Turing Machine"


  • KDD 2018London, UK
    Aug '18
    Alessio Conte, Gaspare Ferraro, Roberto Grossi, Andrea Marino, Kunihiko Sadakane, Takeaki Uno:
    Node Similarity with q -Grams for Real-World Labeled Networks. (doi KDD 2018: 1282-1291)


  • Programming language & Technologies
    Proficient with:
    • C/C++ (System Programming, POSIX, PThreads, STL, Parallel applications, ...).
    • Java (Android app development, J2EE, Tomcat, Javadoc, Junit, ...).
    • Web Development (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Jquery, Bootstrap, Node.js, ...).
    • Database (Mysql, PostgreSQL).
    • Linux (Bash scripting, System administration).
    • Version control (Git, Microsoft Team Foundation Server).
    • Amazon Web Service (RDS, S3, Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, ...).
    • Firebase (Authentication, Realtime Database, Crash reporting, ...).
    Familiar with other languages and technologies like: Python, PHP, NoSql (MongoDb), C#, F#, OCaml.

  • Theoretical knowledge
    Strong background in Problem solving, Algorithms, Data structures and Mathematics.

  • Other skills
    • Italian mother-tongue and fluent in English.
    • Good organizational skills and work management.

Work Experiences

  • Syneo Tools Gmbh Amburgh, Germany
    Gen '18 - Present
    Remote worker, backend developer and data analyst.

  • CyberChallenge @ University of PisaPisa, Italy
    Mar '19 - May '19
    Trainer for the cybersecurity team of University of Pisa at the 2019.

  • Reply S.p.A. Turin, Italy
    Oct '18 - Mar '19
    Codemaster for the Reply Code Challenge, standard and teen editions. In charge of creating and testing problems for the competitions.

  • University of Genoa Genoa, Italy
    Nov '18
    Trainer for the competitive programming team of University of Genoa at the SWERC 2018 in Paris (the regional selection for the ACM ICPC World Finals).

  • University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Gen '18 - Apr '18
    Laboratory assistant for the Computer Science department.

  • Italian Olympiads in Informatics Volterra, Italy
    Sep '14 - Present
    Official trainer for the Italian IOI Team (International Olympiads in Informatics) at SIAF International School for Advanced Education in Volterra (Tuscany).
    Member of the scientific organization of the annual Italian Olympiad in Informatics, editions:
    • OII2019 @ Matera
    • OII2018 @ Campobasso
    • OII2017 @ Trento
    • OII2016 @ Catania
    • OII2015 @ Castiglione dei Pepoli
    Trainer of the regional (Ligurian) partecipants to the Italian Olympiads in Informatics.

  • Trussdesign Genoa, Italy
    Jan '14 - Jun '14
    Internship, Android app development and internal technical support.

Programming contests

  • Cybersecurity contestsOnline
    '18 - Present
    Participation in various cybersecurity contests (Capture the Flag competitions), as official member of the CTF Team located at University of Genoa ZenHack Team.

  • Competitive programming contestsOnline
    '12 - Present
    Participation in various programming contests like Google HashCode, Google Code Jam, COCI, Codeforces.

  • First AscentCopenaghen, Denmark
    Sep '18
    Selected as one of the best 20 italian computer science students, after a selection with over 400 students, by the first italian and european mobile app developer company Bending Spoons.

  • Central European Olympiad in InformaticsWarsaw, Poland
    Aug '18
    Team leader of the Italian Team.

  • Reply Code ChallengeOnline
    15 Mar '18
    Online programming competition, organized by Reply.
    Our team (Hasheti team, formed by me, Luca Versari, Alessio Conte and Daniele De Sensi) placed 1° (out of 1207 teams).
    Kindly invited to the official Reply office in Turin, our team was awarded with 4 Razer Blade Gaming Laptop.

  • CyberChallenge.itGenoa/Rome, Italy
    Feb '18 - Jun '18
    University of Genoa' Team member of the national Cyber Security contest.
    Theoretical lessons and pratical CTF competitions hosted by CSecLab (part of the Cyber Security National Laboratory).
    Winner of the local CTF and member of the genoese team in the national final held in Rome.

  • Balkan Olympiad in InformaticsChisinau, Moldova
    Jul '17
    Team leader of the Italian Team.

  • International Olympiad in Informatics 2014Taipei, Taiwan
    Jul '14
    Partecipant as member of the Italian Team.

  • Italian Olympiad in Informatics 2013Salerno, Italy
    Sep '13
    Participant and winner of a silver medal.

  • Italian Olympiad in Informatics 2012Sirmione, Italy
    Sep '12
    First participations at the Italian Olympiad in Informatics.


  • Rubik's Cubes

  • Guitars

  • Juggling

  • Travels
    Some place where I've been:


Some photos of my travels...