Dario is a scholar at the Harvard Metalab, a research unit hosted at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and dedicated to innovation in the arts and humanities. The Swiss National Science Foundation funds his position with two consecutive fellowships.

His research examines the social dynamics of scientific communities for which he designed organizational charts and conference maps. His current projects focus on international collaborations and academic mobility.

He holds a doctorate in science from EPFL, and was member of MITSciences Po, and European Commission, which recently appointed him as an external expert.