After his master’s degree in Physics cum laude at the University of Naples “Federico II”, he carried out research activities at the CNR (Italian National Research Council) in Naples, dealing with the development of non-destructive diagnostic systems. In 2008 he obtained the title of PhD in Electronic Engineering from the “Mediterranea” University of Reggio Calabria.
From November 2007 to August 2015 he held the role of Senior Researcher at Carlo Gavazzi Space SpA, dealing with R&I activities related to: dispersing systems, for multi and hyperspectral cameras, interferometric MOEMS systems for Earth Observation applications and chemometric analysis, Fiber Optic Structural Health Monitoring for re-entry aerospace aircraft, development of sensorized and self-healing composite materials and Wireless Sensor Network for fire risk monitoring applications.
From September 2015 to January 2020 he is Technical Manager of the R&I Department of OHB Italia S.p.A. (formerly Carlo Gavazzi Space SpA) and deals with the technical-scientific coordination of research projects in different fields, including: development of innovative optical technologies for multi and hyperspectral cameras, development of innovative imaging systems operating in the NIR-MIR domain and development of multifunctional deployable satellite systems, also directly managing collaboration relationships with companies, research bodies and universities involved.
From February to September 2020 he joined an Italian start up as R&D Manager and data scientist.
Since September 2020 he is Project Manager c/o DAC in the Space and Defence Dept