Master of Science in Computer Engineering, University degli Studi Siena, 2004. Doctor of Philosophy, University degli Studi Siena, 2008.
Visiting student Technology University Denmark, Lyngby, 2002—2003. Visiting researcher California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2006—2007. Research engineer Powertrain R&A, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, since 2008.
Member of Society Automotive Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Control Systems Society.