Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Genoa, Italy, 1976.
Lecturer computer science Institute Electrotech. University Genoa, 1976-1977, assistant professor department communications, computer and system science, 1977-1980, associate researcher department information systemistico telematica, 1980-1987. Associate professor Institute Information University Trento, Italy, 1987-1991.
Full professor department computer engineering University Parma, Italy, 1991-2000. Full professor department communications, computer and system science University Genoa, since 2000. Consultant Automa SCRL.
Children: Tommaso, Emanuele, Pietro.