Certified in Education, University Palermo, Italy, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Palermo, Italy, 1984.
Teacher, Canicatti H.S., Italy, 1987-1988; researcher, University Campobasso, Italy, 1988-1991; confirmed researcher, University Campobasso, 1991-1994; confirmed researcher, U. Palermo, Italy, since 1994. Temporary professor University Reggio Calabria, Italy, 1992-1993, U. Palermo, since 1993.
Auxiliary fireman Italian Fire Brigade, Rome/Palermo, 1985. Member Association Idrotecnica Italiana, Ital-International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, European Society for Soil Conservation.
Married Rosalba Celauro, December 19, 1987. Children: Sara, Sergio.