Simone Martini received the Laurea degree in Scienze dell'Informazione and the Dottorato di Ricerca in Informatica (Ph.D. in Computer Science) from Università di Pisa. Before joining Università di Bologna in 2002, he has been Research Associate and Associate Professor at Università di Pisa and Professor of Computer Science at Università di Udine.
He has been a visiting scientist at the Systems Research Center of Digital Equipment Corporation, Palo Alto; at Stanford University; at École normale supérieure, Paris; at Université de Paris Nord; and at University of California at Santa Cruz .
His research interests are in the logical foundations of programming languages. He has written papers in lambda-calculus, type theory, linear logics, and implicit computational complexity.
His Erdös number is 3.