Graduate in Civil Engineering, University Rome La Sapienza. Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering, University Rome La Sapienza, 1998. Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1997.
Consultant engineer Studio Architect Prete, Grottaglie, 1993-1994. Research assistant/associate ESM Department Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA, 1995-1998, research. Research associate/professor DISG department of Sapienza University of Rome, 1998-2000, assistant professor, Sapienza University of Rome, 2000—2006, associate professor, Sapienza University of Rome, 2006-2016, full professor, Sapienza University of Rome, 2016-present.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate. Member technical committee on multibody system and nonlinear dynamics), Italian Society Civil Engineers.