Since July 2015
Resident Fellow, European Space Policy Institute, Vienna, Austria
Space Policy Officer seconded by the European Space Agency (ESA)
Technical Officer, Energy Manager, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
Technical Officer, International Space Station Payloads Development, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Project Manager, International Space Station Node 3 External Active Thermal Control System Development, Thales Alenia Space, Turin, Italy
Academic and Industrial Research Activities: Machine Design and Space Vehicles Re-Entry Technology, University of Bologna, Italy; Microgravity Experiments, ESA Parabolic Flight Campaigns, Bordeaux, France; Innovative Aerospace Materials and Processes, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, USA.
Publications More than 25 publications and reports in Bioastronautics, Space Policy, International Space Station, Space Vehicles, Space Science and Applications, Education and Communication.
Leadership, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
Space Policy and Law, George Washington University, Washington, USA
PhD in Materials Mechanics and Technological Processes “Innovative Technologies for Space Habitats”, University of Bologna, Italy
Certified Professional Engineer (Esame di Stato Ingegneria), Bologna, Italy.
Master of Science in Space Studies, International Space University, Strasbourg, France
ISU Space Studies Program (Summer 2001), ZARM, Bremen, Germany
International Space Station Vehicle Office, NASA Johnson Space Centre, Houston, U.S.A.
International Astronautical Federation, Napolitano Award, Houston, USA
ESA Parabolic Flight Campaign Award
Memberships Ordine degli Ingegneri, Rome, Italy; International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).