Master of Science in Physics, University Bari, Italy, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Bari, Italy, 1994.
Science associate European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1993—1994. Member Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1994—1996. Researcher in physics Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Bari, 1996—2002, senior researcher in physics, since 2002.
Referee various leading European and United States physics journals. Speaker in field; Second lieutenant Italian Army, 1990-1991.
Married Maria Palmisano, June 19, 1999. Children: Alessandra, Francesco.