Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University Padua, Italy, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University Florence, Italy, 1994.
Research assistant University Padua, 1996—2005, associate professor, since 2005. Guest editor, editorial board member Composites Science and Technology. Editorial board member Strain: An International Journal for Experimental Mechanics.
Captain Army Technology Service, 1990-1991, Bolzano, Italy.
Member of European Society for Composite Materials (vice president since 2010).