2011: PhD in Geophysics of the Lithosphere and Geodynamics, University of Trieste - Italy.
1998: Degree (MSc) in Geological Sciences with final thesis in Applied Geophysics, University of Trieste - Italy.
1989: High school for building and land surveyor “Istituto tecnico per geometri - Max Fabiani”, Trieste -Italy
Currently, since September 2001: Researcher at Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS) – Trieste, Italy.
September 2000 – September 2001: Research scholarship at Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS) – Trieste, Italy.
August 1999 – August 2000: Research scholarship at Exploration Geophysics Group, Department of Geological, Environmental and Marine Sciences, University of Trieste, Italy
1999 January – July: Research scholarship at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory - Columbia University di New York – USA.
Processing and interpretation of passive seismic data from hydraulic fracturing stimulation of reservoirs in anisotropic media.
Numerical modelling of seismic and electromagnetic wave propagation.
Rock physics, wave propagation in partially saturated media, study of the seismic properties of gas hydrate-bearing sediments, study of the electromagnetic properties of contaminated soils, study of the seismic properties of CO2-bearing sediments.
Seismic processing and interpretation.
CO2Monitor - Development of innovative techniques for monitoring of storage sites of carbon, supported by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.
CO2 SiteChar - Characterization of European CO2 Storage, supported by European Union.
CO2Care – CO2 site Closure Assessment and Research Verification, supported by the European Union.
CO2 Remove – Research, Monitoring, Verification, supported by the European Union.
CASTOR – CO2, from capture to storage, supported by the European Union (Contract No. SES6-CT2004-502586).
HYbrid Geophysical technology for the Evaluation of Insidious contaminated Areas - Hygeia suported by the European Union (Contract No. EVK4-CT-2001-00046).
Techniques for the Quantification of Methane Hydrate in European Continental Margins - Hydratech supported by the European Union (Contract No. EVK3-CT-2000-00043).