Viola graduated summa cum laude in Law at the University of Pisa in June 2018, with a thesis on energy performance contracts. In 2016 she was a visitig student at École Normale Supérieure of Paris, working on contractual justice and the reform of French civil code. In the same year, she was tutor in Istituzioni di diritto privato at the University of Pisa. Her research interests include consumer protection law, contract law, the interaction between private law and administrative law in the market and Law and Technology, with special regard to platforms and peer-to-peer transactions. Her Ph.d. project is about the collaborative economy in the electricity sector, from a private law point of view and in the light of the technological evolution.