Laurea in Electronics Engineering cum laude, University Naples, Italy, 1980.
Research assistant fluid dynamics University Naples, Italy, 1983—1992, associate professor fluid dynamics, 1992—1994. Professor gas dynamics Polytechnic Milan, 1994—2000. Professor fluid dynamics University Salerno, since 2000.
Editor European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids, since 1999.
Member of AIDAA, AIMETA, Euromech.
Married Rosaria Carmela Torre, April 13, 1985 (deceased June 20, 1994). Children: Vittoria, Alessandra, Irene.