Bachelor of Science, Liceo A. D'Oria, Genoa, Italy, 1979. Degree in Physics, University Statale, Genoa, Italy, 1987.
Researcher ELSAG, Genoa, 1987-1990. Software analyst International Business Machines Corporation SEMEA, Vimercate, Italy, 1990-1991. Senior software researcher/engineer Laben S.p.A., Vimodrone, Italy, since 1991.
Software development supervisor European Photon Imaging Camera (EPIC) Consortium, National Research Council/IFCTR, Milan, 1994-1996.
Sergeant Italian Navy, 1983-1985. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Science, Association Computing Machinery.
Married Paola Tamaroglio, March 14, 1992. 1 child, Vera.