. 1990: PhD in Geophysics, University of Trieste (Italy). 1983: Master Degree in Physics, University of Trieste (Italy).
- Development of algorithms and computer codes for geophysical data processing
- Integrated analysis of active and passive seismic
- Near surface geophysics
- Seismic tomography
- International scientific cooperation
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2012: Principal Investigator in a Project about Geomechanical Tomography, funded by Saudi Aramco, in cooperation with the Stanford University.
2011: Principal Investigator in a Project about Uncoupled Acoustic Sensors, funded by KACST (Saudi Arabia).
2010-2013: Principal Investigator of a Project about Active and Passive Seismic, funded by the King Fahd University in the Research Group Program (Saudi Arabia).
2003 – 2004: Project Co-Leader of a feasibility study for Saudi Aramco about “Reservoir monitoring in Central Saudi Arabia”.
1998 – 2001: Project Leader of the Project 4D-TAIL, funded by the European Union (contract n.OG/129/97), for reservoir monitoring by 3D tomography and AVO inversion, involving partners as Total (France) and Norsk Hydro (Norway).
1996 – 1999: Project Leader of the TO-3D Project funded by the European Union (in the Thermie Program), for the validation of a 3D tomography code with adaptive irregular grids, involving oil companies as OMV and Norsk Hydro, and research institutes as TNO (The Netherlands) and DMT (Germany).
1995 – 1998: Task Leader of a Project funded by the European Union (in the Essi-Esprit Program), for the conversion of a 3D tomography code from FORTRAN 77 to FORTRAN 90 in a parallel and distributed computing environment.
1990 – 1992: Project Leader in an R&D Project for the Italian oil company Eni-Agip, aimed at developing software for the 3D traveltime inversion.