Master in "Management of Research, Innovation and Technology" (MIT), 2017: two years Master (2016- 2017) that provided knowledge and managerial skills for the management of innovation, research and technology and the strenghtened the trainees' competencies to work as real Research & Innovation Managers. (MIP - Politecnico di Milano - Graduate School of Business).
Qualification as "professional geologist" in 1999.
Graduated cum laude in Geology (geochemistry line) in 1999 at the University of Palermo. Title of the Thesis: “Study about isotopic characterisation of Vulcano’s fumarolic fluids (Aeolian Islands), in collaboration with IGF - CNR of Palermo.
since 2015 Research Project Manager, Ufficio Gestione Progetti (OGS, Trieste)
2004 - 2014 Technologist, Oceanography Department (OGS, Trieste)
2001 - 2003 Collaboration with the Oceanography Department (OGS, Trieste)
1999 - 2001 Collaboration with Centro Oceanologico Mediterraneo (CEOM S.C.p.A., ENI group), Environmental Division.
RITMARE - La ricerca italiana per il mare (http://www.ritmare.it/)
JERICO - Towards a joint European research infrastructure network for coastal observatories (http://www.jerico-fp7.eu/)
ARGO ITALY - Infrastruttura di osservazione per l´oceano mondiale - Italia