1998-2010 SCK-CEN, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Mol (Belgium) Structural Materials Expertise Group Institute of Nuclear Material Science
1986-1998 CISE Tecnologie Innovative, Milan (Italy) (Research centre) Mechanic of Solids Section Diagnostics and Materials Department
-1990 Head of Fatigue and Fracture Laboratory
-1986-1990 Materials Researcher
1986 POLITECNICO DI MILANO, Italy Degree in Nuclear Engineering (specialization in Materials' Properties) Graduated with (100/100) cum laude Title of thesis: Configurations of Liquid Meniscii in Microgravitational Environment, in collaboration with the Center for National Research (CNR), Genova (Italy)
1980 LEONE XIII, Milan (Italy) Classical High School Diploma Points (60/60), honours Special praise from the examining commission
Material characterization, mechanical testing, fracture mechanics
Chartered Engineer in Italy
ASTM E08/E10/E28; ISO TC164
Awards and Honors:
Young Lecturer of FEMS (Federation of Engineering Material Societies) in 2000.
ASTM E28 Award of Appreciation in 2003.
ASTM E28 Award of Appreciation in 2010.
ASTM E10 Award of Appreciation in 2003.