Nicola obtained an undergraduate degree from Bocconi University (2001) in Mathematical Finance. He died in 2007 in a traffic accident in Sydney, while he was completing his PhD thesis at the University of Technology. At that time, he was also cooperating with the Quantitative Finance group of the Department of Mathematics of the Politecnico di Milano.
In order to commemorate Nicola, his family and the Department of Mathematics of the Politecnico di Milano offer an annual prize of E3.000 for the best doctoral thesis to be selected by a Committee appointed by the Bachelier Finance Society.
Theses defended in 2013 and 2014 must be submitted no later than January 31st, 2015.
The call for scholarship can be downloaded from the QFinLab web-site (www.mate.polimi.it/qfinlab) or at the following urls