Class 1981. Degree cum laude in Mathematics: “Computable information and dynamic systems”, supervisor V. Benci. PhD in 2010: “Left invertibility of I/O quantized systems: IFS, number theory, cryptography, algorithms”, supervisors A. Bicchi and B. Piccoli. After successfully dealing with applications, Nevio Dubbini embarked on another challenge and is presently studying brain behaviour with Prof. P. Pietrini. He considers the MAPPA project an exciting challenge.