Laura Ricci
Associate Professor

Habilitation as Full Professor

Department of Computer Science,

University of Pisa

Largo Bruno Pontecorvo, 3,
I-56127, Pisa, Italy
email: laura.ricci(AT)
skype: lauraemiliaricci 
phone: +39 050 22127.68, 
fax: +39 050 22127.26

Question time: 
Thursday, 15.00-18.00 PM


new Associate editor of the ACM Distributed Ledger Technologies: Research and Practice,  ACM DLT, the new ACM journal on Distributed Ledger Technology. Submissions are accepted starting from October 2021.

new Founding Member of the IEEE TEMS Technical Committe (TC) on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies

Member of the group of experts of the Italian Ministry of the Economic Development (MISE) for the definition of the national strategy for distributed ledgers and blockchains. The draft of the strategy is  here 
Local Coordinator of the University of Pisa research unit of the H2020 European Project "HELIOS:  A Context-aware Distributed Social Networking Framework", 2019-2021
Section Editor of Springer Nature, SN Computer Science,  Section V,  Innovations in Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers

Member of the Editorial Board of the new Elsevier Journal "Blockchain: Research and Applications"

The post "Blockchain and the governance of pandemics" A. Favenza, E. Ferro, Overtheblock Innovation Observatory, and  L. Ricci, is available on Medium.
"Blockchain for COVID-19 contact tracing and vaccine support: a systematic review", Laura Ricci, Damiano Di Francesco Maesa, Alfredo Favenza, Enrico Ferro, has been accepted for pubblication, IEEE Access, February 2021

Conferences TPC Membership

Recently Accepted Papers

Selected Papers


PhD Students

Current  Students
Former  Students

Thesis Proposals

For further information, send an e-mail to a laura.ricci(AT), or contact me during question time (on Thursday 15.00-18.00 PM).