About me

My name is Chiara Orsini, I am a postdoctoral scholar at CAIDA working on software tools and methodologies to perform real time outages and hijacks detection by means BGP measurements. A more detailed overview of the projects is available at:


My professional interests are in the area of software development, computer networking and Internet measurements.

Professional Experience

Jul. 2013 – current           Postdoctoral Scholar – CAIDA / UC San Diego

Oct. 2011 – Apr. 2013      Graduate Visiting Scholar– CAIDA / UC San Diego

Oct. 2010 – Oct. 2011       Teaching Assistant – University of Pisa (IT)


Education and Certifications

2010-2013  PhD in Information Engineering – University of Pisa (IT)

2006-2009  Master Degree in Computer Engineering – University of Pisa (IT)

2006              Cisco CCNA – University of Pisa (IT)

2003-2006  Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering – University of Pisa (IT)


Developed Software

I program in C, C++, Python, and Perl. In the last few years, I extensively contributed to the development of:

  • BGPStream framework
  • Hyperbolic Graph Generator
  • Statistics-Discrete

A detailed description of the above tools and libraries can be found here.


A complete list of publications is available here.



KC ClaffyAlberto Dainotti (CAIDA / UC San Diego, US)

Dmitri Krioukov (Northeastern University, US)

Luciano Lenzini (University of Pisa, IT)

Enrico Gregori (Institute of Informatics and Telematics, CNR, IT)