[Ph.D. Thesis] Invariants, Volumes and Heat Kernels in sub-Riemannian geometry. Supervisor: Andrei Agrachev. SISSA, Trieste. Defended on 27/10/2011. SISSA "Lutman Prize" for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Mathematics, 2012
[Master Thesis] Sub-Riemannian structures on three dimensional Lie groups. Supervisor: Andrei Agrachev. Università degli Studi di Trieste and SISSA.