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 Online event: Blockchain Day, How is blockchain industry consolidation a Proof-of- Market, ESGI, Ecole Superieure de genie informatique, June 8th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

new 2nd Workshop on Blockchain theoRy and ApplicatIoNs, BRAIN 2021, held in conjunction with ISCC 2021, 5 September 2021, paper submission 15 June 2021

8th Workshop on Large Scale Distributed Virtual Environments, LSDVE 2021, held in conjunction with EURO-PAR 2021, paper submission: 14 June 2021

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).