Laurea, University Palermo, 1981; Doctor of Philosophy om electrical engineering, University Palermo, 1987.
Teaching assistant University Arizona, Tucson, 1985-1986, University Palermo, 1986-1987. Research engineer Center Electronic Research Sicily, Monreale, Italy, 1987-1988. Research associate Optical Sciences Center, Tucson, 1988-1990.
Assistant research scientist Center Research Electro-Optics and Lasers, Orlando, Florida, 1990-1992. Associate professor Terza University Rome, since 1992.
Lieutenant Technology School Electronic Artillery, 1982-1983. Member Optical Society of America, Italian Society Optics and Photonics, International Society Optical Engineering.
1 child, Serena.