MSc Computer Science (University of Marne-la-Vallée, France)
MSc Quantitative Finance (University of Paris 1-Sorbonne, France)
BSc Mathematics (University of Palermo, Italy)
Dr. Carmelo Vaccaro has almost 15 years of multidisciplinary experience in both academia and industry. His fields of expertise include mathematics, software engineering and quantitative finance. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics, a M.Sc. in computer science, a M.Sc. in quantitative finance and a professional qualification in software engineering.
He has carried out scientific research in the academia (on Combinatorial Group Theory) and also in the financial industry framework (on Quantitative Finance). He has taught for many years in several universities in France and recently in Kurdistan.
2016: Mathematics lecturer – University of Kurdistan-Hewlêr.
2015: Mathematics lecturer - Cihan University (Erbil), Sabis University (Erbil).
2014: Software developer and Research associate in computer science - University of Paris Sud (France).
2013: Software developer - Murex (Financial software company), Paris (France).
2009-10: Postdoc researcher in mathematics - Univ. of Paris 7 (France), Univ. of Palermo (Italy).
2005-09: Ph.D. researcher and lecturer in mathematics - Univ. of Paris 7 (France), Univ. of Palermo (Italy).
2005: Mathematics lecturer - University of Cergy-Pontoise (France).
2003-05: Mathematics researcher - University of Marne-la-Vallée (France).
2014: member of the project Urban Life & Mobility of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology - EIT Digital.
2003-05: member of the project Research Training Network: Algebraic Combinatorics in Europe of the European Commission.
2013: Software engineer – AFCEPF (professional school in software engineering)
2009: Young researcher grant for the conference ICGS2009, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dept. of Mathematics.
2006: Grant from Vinci program of French-Italian University for a Ph.D. thesis jointly directed by a French and an Italian university.
2005: Visiting researcher grant for the semester program “Group representation theory”, Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (Switzerland).
2003-05: Research fellowship of the European research project ACE (Algebraic Combinatorics in Europe).
Combinatorial group theory: finite and infinite presentations of groups and monoids; decision problems for groups.
Software engineering: model driven software development; software engineering for computer games; aspect oriented programming.