◆ about

Kia oraHello. I am an Italian music scholar and musician based in AotearoaNew Zealand. I am a Pouako MatuaSenior Lecturer at the Te Whare o ngā Pūkōrero PūoroSchool of Music of the Waipapa Taumata RauThe University of Auckland, where I teach composition and computer music.

I have a PhD in Computer Science (University of Trento, Italy) and a MSc and BSc in Computer Science (University of Verona, Italy). I worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Augmented Instruments Laboratory at Queen Mary University of London and at the interAction Lab at the University of Trento.

My current research focus is around responsible and ethical AI, especially in music generation.

I am the Chair of the NIME Steering Committee and have been the Co-Chair of NIME 2022.

I led the development of the NIME Code of Ethics.

I am a PC member of the CHI sucommittee “Critical Computing, Sustainability, and Social Justice”.

I am a member of the ISMIR Ethics Group.

And this is what I look like.