2012 Ph.D in Marine Science (physical marine and coastal environment), University of Trieste, Italy.
2006 M.Sc. degree in Tropical Marine Science (Coastal and Estuarine Zone Management), Federal University of Cearà, Fortaleza, Brazil.
2003 M.Sc. degree in Marine Science (Oceanography), University of Genova, Italy.
1997 High School diploma, “Liceo Scientifico Statale G. Marconi” of Chiavari, Italy.
Educational and Training post-graduation courses:
2012 Time-series analysis in marine science and applications for industry, Training course, 17 - 19 September 2012, Brest, France. I received a grant for the participation.
2011 Summer school in Physics of the Ocean, 11 - 16 September 2011, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany. Organized by Martin Visbek and Wolfgang Roether.
2010 Boundary layers and outer solutions in Oceanography: mini course (12h). 8-10 Nov 2010, University of Trieste. By Prof. Alberto Scotti (from Univ. of North Carolina).
2010 International MedCLIVAR-ICTP-ENEA Summer School "The Mediterranean Climate System and Regional Climate Change", 13-22 Sep. 2010, ICTP, Trieste, Italy.
2004 “Aeolian geomorphology - sand dune morphology and dynamics” by Ph.D Prof. Haim Tsoar, visiting scientist at the Institute of Marine Sciences–LABOMAR–Federal University of Cearà, Fortaleza, Brazil. 30 Aug - 2 Sept 2004.
2018 - present National Institute of Experimental Oceanography and Geophysics (OGS), Trieste, Italy. Researcher at the division of oceanography (Permanent position).
2012 - 2018 National Institute of Experimental Oceanography and Geophysics (OGS), Trieste, Italy. Researcher at the division of oceanography (Fixed term position).
2008 – 2011 National Institute of Experimental Oceanography and Geophysics (OGS), Trieste, Italy. Research assistant at the division of oceanography.
2006 NATO Undersea Research Centre (NURC), La Spezia, Italy. Research Assistant Programme (3 months). Sept–Dec 06. Project on ADCP data analysis in very shallow coastal area.
2006 NAVIMETEO MIGRAZIONI s.r.l.: Meteo forecaster, dealing with the acquisition of meteorological data and the development of services and educational programs. May-Sept 06.
2004-2006 Institute of Tropical Marine Sciences – LABOMAR – Federal University of Cearà, Fortaleza, Brazil. Research assistant (founded by Brazilian Government), Coastal oceanography.
2002-2003 Hydrographic Institute of the Italian Navy “MARINA MILITARE ITALIANA”, Genova, Italy. Research assistant/student working on the Univ. degree thesis.
1992-2003 Main jobs: Windsurf/sailing instructor; Skipper/Sailor on sailing ships; TV video-camera operator; Seller in shops.
Thermohaline Circulation & Water Mass Analysis; Coastal/open sea oceanography; Dense water formation processes; Climatic changes; Mediterranean Sea; Polar Research.
2017-2018 SOA -Spitsbergen Oceanic and Atmospheric interaction (SIOS pilot project). [Principal Investigator]
2016-2018 DEFROST - DEep Flow Regime Off SpiTsbergen (PNRA 2014). [Principal Investigator]
2013-2017 FIXO3 - Fixed-point open ocean observatories
2012-2017 RITMARE – LA RICERCA ITALIANA PER IL MARE
2009-2011 EuroSITES – European Ocean Observatory Network.