Master of Science in Chemistry, University Bari, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Chemistry, National Research Council, Rome, 1982. Postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University, 1984.
Research assistant University Bari, 1975-1976, contract professor, 1987-1988. Junior scientist Water Research Institute, National Research Council, Bari, 1977-1982, researcher, 1982-1990, senior scientist, 1990-2000. Full professor department civil and environmental engineering Polytechnic University Bari, since 2001.
Contract professor University Bari, Italy, 1986-1987. Director North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced Study Institute, Migration and Fate of Pollutants in Soils and Subsoils, 1992. With Trans European Modules for University Studies Research Program, since 1994.
Coordinator Italy-Australia Bilateral Research Project, since 1995, European Research Project on Mediterranean Network, 1996.
Chief Italian Navy, 1975-1977. Member Italian Chemical Society, International Desalination Association (water reuse specialist group), International Association Water Quality (wastewater reclamation recycling and reuse group), International Water Association.
Married Giovanna Marisa Primiceri, October 26, 1978. Children: Marco, Valentina.