Master of Science in Engineering, Polytechnic, Torino, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Machine Design, Polytechnic, Torino, 1992.
Laboratory technical, Technology U., Torino, 1991-1994; lecturer, Technology U., Turin, Italy, 1994-1998; professor machine design, U. Catania (Italy), since 1998.
Town counsellor Trofarello City, Torino, Italy, 1992-1996. Served with Italian Army, 1988-1989.
Married Elisabetta Maria Zanetti, December 7, 1996.