Education

PRESENT EMPLOYMENT

March 2014 – present Junior Research Group Leader, research Group ‘Sea Level and Coastal Changes’. MARUM & ZMT, University of Bremen, Germany

April 2014 – present  Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

PAST EMPLOYMENT

February 2012 – March 2014 Postdoctoral research scientist PLIOMAX project – Pliocene sea level maximum P.I.: Maureen Raymo. Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York, USA. P.O. Box 1000, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY  10964

2011 – 2014 Manager and co-owner of SEAMap srl, spinoff company of the University of Genoa.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Jan 2008 – Dec 2010 University of Genoa – Italy – Department for the Study of Territory and its resources. European PhD in Marine Sciences.

Feb 2004 – Jul 2006 University of Genoa – Italy – Department for the Study of the territory and its resources. MSC “Scienze Ambientali Marine” (Marine Environmental Sciences).

Sept 2000 – Feb 2004 University of Genoa – Italy – Department for the Study of the territory and its resources.  BSC “Scienze Ambientali di base” (Environmental sciences).

Sept 1995 – Jul 2000 Scientific and Informatics High School “G.Bruno” – Albenga (Sv).

VISITING POSITIONS

Nov-Dec 2010 University of Western Australia, Perth, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (in collaboration with Shell Australia). Visiting scholar. 

Apr – Jul 2010 Brunel University, West London-UK, Institute for the Environment. Visiting scholar.

Sept – Oct 2010 / Sept 2009 – Oct 2009 University of the Aegean & Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest, Lesvos (Greece). Visiting scholar. 

Mar – Jun 2004 Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – España. ERASMUS student exchange Project.

MASTERS, STAGES AND COURSES

Sept 2011 Summer-School “Morphology, Geodynamics and risk in coastal areas”. AIQUA, Associazione Italiana per lo studio del Quaternario, Roma, IT.

Apr 2011 Project management. Organized by BIC Liguria, Genova, IT.

Nov 2010 Short course “Geologic cartography of marine areas”. ISPRA, Servizio Educazione e Formazione Ambientale. Roma, IT.

Oct 2008 Summer-School “Neotectonics, morphology and risks in coastal areas”, AIQUA, Associazione Italiana per lo studio del Quaternario, Catania, IT.

June 2007  Short course “Statistical methods for space-time surveillance”. CNR, Italian Research Council, Pisa, IT.

May 2007 Short course “Paleostatistics and ecological analysis. International school of statistics applied to Environmental and Geological sciences”. Università degli Studi di Urbino, IT.

May 2007 Short course “Geostatistics. International school of statistics applied to Environmental and Geological sciences”. Università degli Studi di Urbino, IT.

Oct 2004 – Mar 2005 Stage “Underwater samplings and GIS cartography in the Punta Manara area (Genoa-Italy)” Regione Liguria, Italy. Supervisors: Dr. G. Diviacco and Dr. S. Coppo

Jan 2003 Short course “GIS Systems” Università degli Studi di Genova-ICRAM, Genoa, IT.

Sept 2002 Scientific Diver. Professional course. International School for Scientific Diving-CMAS. Isola d’Elba, IT.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Mother tongue: Italian; First foreign language: English; Second foreign language: French; Third foreign language: Spanish