In addition to being a research scientist, I am also a mother. My daughter Natascha has always loved animals. These days, she's fascinated with pangolins and fennec foxes. My son, Damiano, is interested in machine learning & signal processing. He spends much of his "free time" taking Coursera classes and Googling error messages. We recently adopted a golden retriever who we have named Murphy.
My hobbies include photography, videography, and gardening. I am also slowly amassing a collection of rare astronomy textbooks.