Degree in statistics and economic, University Padua, Italy, 1987. Master of Science in Computing Science, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Computing Science, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1998.
Assistant professor University Padua, 1992-1997. Research fellow University Glasgow, 1997-1999, International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, California, 1999-2000. Reader University Strathclyde, Glasgow, since 2000.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Scottish Malt Whisky Society, Association of Computing Machinery.
Married Monica Landoni, June 7, 1997.