Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, University Palermo, 1972.
Researcher University Palermo, 1975-1982, associate professor, 1982-1986, professor, since 1986, dean, Faculty Engineering, since 2006.
Lieutenant Italian military, 1972-1974. Member of Italian Science Society and Technology of Macromolecules, Modest Society (president), Polymer Processing Society.
Married Anna Maria Guida, July 5, 1975. Children: Fabio, Claudio.