Senior researcher at Institute of Nanostructured Materials (ISMN) – National Research Council (CNR).
He is responsible for the ISMN-Sapienza office of Rome and Member of the ISMN Institute Board.
He began his professional career in industrial research in the Serono Pharmaceutical Industry. Since 1995 his research activity in the field of environmental and food chemistry at the ISMN-CNR concerns the design, development and application of sensoristic devices, as well as the synthesis and physico-chemical characterization of materials, in order to protect the environment and health.
He is responsible of the ISMN-CNR project “Systems and Nanostructured Surfaces Biofunctional".
He was head of the CNR module "Physico-chemical aspects of fundamental processes and reactivity for sustainable chemistry" at the Department of Chemistry of the Sapienza University of Rome.
He coordinates the Technological Cluster of projects funded with small/medium enterprises.
He was lecturer of General and Inorganic Chemistry (2015-2020) - course of Environmental Sciences – Sapienza University of Rome.
He was lecturer in General and Inorganic Chemistry (2011-12 and 2012-13) for degree course in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, ICRCPAL-Rome. He is senior trainer of bachelor, master and PhD students (Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Pharmacy, Biological Sciences and Biotechnology). He has been member of several examination boards of university courses (Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Biotechnology and Science Applied to Cultural Heritage) at Sapienza University of Rome. He is a member of the PhD Teaching Board in Plant and Animal Science (Tuscia University, Italy, 2014-2019) and in Food Biotechnology (University of Molise, Italy, 2012-2015).
He is inventor of 3 international patents, author/co-author of more than 70 scientific papers and 2 book.