Visiting scientist, faculty Temple University, Philadelphia, 1977—1979. Researcher bioengineering University of Genoa, 1980—1987, associate professor bioengineering, 1987—2000, professor bioengineering, since 2000. Italian delegate of Minister of Education, University and Research at the working party on healthcare on Healthcare Telematics European Commission, Brussels, 1992—1999.
Italian delegate of the Minister of Education, University and Research Global Science Forum, working group on neuroinformatics Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1996—2002. Consultant Regione Liguria - Assessorato alla Sanità, Genoa, 2000—2002. Italian national representative Minister of Education, Brussels, since 2002.