Doctor in Linguistics magna cum laude, University Bologna, 1980.
Researcher linguistics University Bologna, 1983-1990, research professor linguistics, 1991-1996. Visiting professor University Maryland, College Park, 1997-1998. Italian representative in technical and education Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Philadelphia, 1996.
Consultant Olivetti, Ivrea Torino, Italy, 1987-1988, Andersen Company, Milan, 1990-1991. Research consultant Hannover (Germany) Polytechnic, 1994-1995, University Maryland, College Park, 1997-1998. Visiting scholar Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Bolt Beranek and Newman.
Leader seminars and lecturers various universities throughout United States.
Member American Association Artificial Intelligence, Italian Association Artificial Intelligence, Information Design British Society.