About the Author
GIOVANNI DELLA LUNGA is a quantitative analyst at Prometeia Consulting. Prior to this he was head of Market Risk Methodologies at Prometeia and acted as Principal at Polyhedron Computational Finance, a Florence-based consulting company in mathematical models for financial firms and software companies. He also lectures at the University of Bologna in computational finance for undergraduates and runs courses in computational finance at the Bank of Italy. Giovanni is a member of the scientific committee of Abiformazione, the educational branch of the Italian Banking Association and manages the charge of screen-based educational program. His research background covers physics, chemistry and finance, and he co-authored Structured Finance: The Object Oriented Approach, John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
SABRINA MULINACCI is a Professor of Mathematical Methods for Economics and Finance at the University of Bologna, Italy. Prior to this Sabrina was Associate Professor of Mathematical Methods for Economics and Actuarial Sciences at the Catholic University of Milan. She has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Pisa and has published a number of research papers in international journals in probability and mathematical finance.
PIETRO ROSSI is a Senior Financial Analyst within the Market Risk Group at Prometeira Consulting, specializing in the development of analytical tractable approximations for exotic options. Prior to this, he worked as senior scientist at ENEA in the high performance computing division and was also Director of the Parallel Computing Group at the Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia (CRS4), working on high performance computing and large scale computational problems for companies such as FIAT. He has a PhD in physics from NYU and his scientific activity has been mainly in theoretical physics and computer science.