Full Professor of Energy Systems and Environment at the University of Lecce, Italy and President of the University of Salento, former Dean of the Engineering Faculty and former Head of the Department of Enginnering for Innovation.
Engineer at Ferrari, Maranello Modena, Italy from 1977 to 1978. Founder and senior partner at STIM Engineering Ldt. which provides consulting, engineering, and training services in industrial design, energy, ecology and environment, industrial property, technological innovation. Visiting fellow at the Mechanical and Aerospace Department at Princeton University (USA.) He collaborated with ELASIS, FIAT RESEARCH SYSTEM IN SOUTH ITALY, in the development of a highly innovative Diesel injection system, known today as Common Rail and manufactured by Bosch. His work is mainly on combustion of internal combustion engines and Diesel injection systems