Bachelor of Science, Einstein College, Milan, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Electronic Engineering, Polytech University, Milan, 1983. Doctor of Research in biomedical Engineering (honorary), Italian Ministry of Science Research, Rome, 1988.
Professor French Einstein College, Milan, 1978-1991. Professor computer science Radiotechnic Institute, 1982-1983. Senior executive scientist Italian National Research Council, since 1984, principal senior scientist Genoa, since 1997.
Professor mathematics modeling Politechnic University, Milan, 1987-1990, professor signal processing, 1990-1994, professor control systems, since 2001. Professor microelectronics University, Perugia, Italy, 1989-1992, professor instrumentation laboratory Milan, 1991-1995. Chief scientist National Research Council, Genoa, Italy, since 1999.
Chief scientist information control and biomedical engineering, professor control engineering and technical Italian National Research Council, Milano Institute of Technology, since 2001. Visiting scientist New York University, 1986, 87, University California Berkeley, 1988, 89, 92, 93, 95. Head Genova department Italian National Research Council, since 2006.
President International Movement of Catholic Intellectuals, Milan, 1992-1995. President regional council Lombardia St. Vincent De Paul Society, Milan, 1984-1988, member general international council, Paris, since 1995. Fellow Italian Electrical Association (secretary biomedical Engineer Society since 1991, Milan prize 1987), Italian Association for Automation (science committees since 1996, president science committee 1997).
Member Italian Institute Electrical Engineering and Information Communications Technology (board directors since 2002), Milan Commerce and Industry Chamber (expert for inovation since 1994, Innovation Plaza award 1994).