Simone Scardapane is a post-doc fellow at Sapienza University (Rome) and an honorary fellow at the University of Stirling (UK). His research is focused on machine learning, with an emphasis on deep learning, distributed environments, and applications in the audio field. Before the PhD, he obtained a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering in 2009, and a M.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in 2011. He is an active member of several organizations, including the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, the International Neural Networks Society, and the AI*IA.