Diploma, Institute of Technology Agrario, Matera, Italy, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture, University Bari, Italy, 1978.
Researcher department animal production University Bari, since 1980. Professor University Molise, Campobasso, Italy, 1990-1992, University Bari, Italy, since 1993. Leader Unity of Research, RAISA/Council National Research, Bari, since 1991, chairman research groups, Bari, since 1991.
Lecturer in field; consultant Minister Foreign Affairs, Rome, 1989, Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations, Rome, 1990, International Republican Institute-Italstat, Rome, 1990. Representative Italy International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, since 1988.
Fellow Italian Society Animal Production (chairman histological committee 1989), Italian Society Sheep and Goat Phatology, Italian Society Veterinary Science, American Society Animal Science, American Meat Science Association, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Filomena Nunziante, April 30, 1981. Children: Annarita, Tiziana.