Erica Silvestri was born in Verona in 1984. She received a Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy in 2007 from the University of Verona. In 2011 she earned a Bachelor Degree in Information Engineering and in 2014 a Master Degree in Bioengineering, both from University of Padova.
Her Master thesis concerns analysis of activation maps and modelling of effective connectivity in functional magnetic resonance images (fmri) acquired during executive functions involving tasks.
Since November 2014 she is a PhD student in Information Engineering (curriculum Bioengineering ) under the supervision of Prof. Alessandra Bertoldo (Department of Information Engineering , University of Padova).