Born in Alfonsine on September 4th 1965. Married. Three
In 1988 she graduated cum laude in Statistics and Demography at
the Faculty of Statistics Bologna University
In 1990 she became researcher in Statistics at the Faculty of
Statistics Bologna University. She was Associate professor in 1998
and she has been full professor since 2000.
Head of the Department of Statistical Sciences Bologna University since 2015-
She has been the Dean of the Faculty of Statistics (Bologna
University) in the period 2007-2012.
She has chaired the degree program in Statistical Sciences and in Statistics and social
research in the Faculty of Statistics Bologna
She has been a member of the Observatory of Research of Bologna
university in the period 2001-04.
She has been a member of the Board of the Italian Region of the
International Biometric Society
She has been the coordiantor of the Phd program in Statistics 2012-2015
She has been director of the second level Master program
She has been scientific coordinator of CLADAG, (Classification
and Data Analysis group of the Italian Statistical Society) in the
She is President elect of the International Federation of Classification Societies IFCS 2018-19
She is member of the Editorial Board of ADAC (Advances in
Data Analysis and Classification).
She has been member of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada, Discovery Grant evaluation group 2015-2017
She has coordinated many research projects funded by the italian
ministry of education and she has acted as referee for many
national research projects.