Antonio Cisternino, Ph.D. was born in Pisa in 1973. He received his degree in Computer Science in 1999, a postgraduate degree in Information Technology in 2001, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2003. He has been a researcher at the Department of Computer Science since 2006.
Dr. Cisternino was the delegate for Guidance of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences from 2007 to 2012, and subsequently the delegate for Guidance on entry for the Department of Computer Science. He was the director of the Centre for Calculus of the Department of Computer Science from 2010 to 2012. He has been the director of the national programming competition, ‘Gara Nazionale di programmazione della Macchina di Turing’ since 2001. He participated in the constitution of the Interdepartmental Centre for Research and Services “IT Center” of which he has been vice director since 2013.