Researcher University Trieste, 1983—1992, professor, since 1992. Secretary general European Seismological Commission, 1992—2002. Director department earth science University Trieste, 1997—2003, deputy director department earth science, since 2003.
Higher sergeant Artillery, 1976-1977.
Master: Slovenian Philatelic Association (vice president 2000-2005, Gold Kosir medal 2004). Member: International Association Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (secretary general since 2003), Royal Astronomical Society, Seismological Society of America, American Geophysical Union (life), European Philately Academy, Royal Philatelic Society London.