Associate professor biophysics and electrical engineering Signal Processing & Telecommunications Group, University Genoa, since 1991. Responsible University Genoa, since 1998. Project evaluator European Community, Brussels, since 1993.
Science magazine referee Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers transactions on Image Processing, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Signal Processing, since 1992. Workshop and conference organizer, since 1998.