He was born in Rome (Italy) on September 16, 1956. He received his Dr. Ing. Degree in 1981 and his Ph.D. Degree in 1985 in Electrical Engineering from the University of Roma “La Sapienza”. He joined the same University in 1989 as Researcher and since 1993 is Associate Professor on Components and Electrical Technologies and on Electrical Installations.
Since 1987 he is the Chairman of the TC10 Fluids for Electrotechnical Application of the Italian CEI, and has been since 1989 the Secretary of the same IEC Technical Committee.
His main interests concern electrical technology with particular reference to dielectric fluids and the characterization of new materials to be employed in electrical power components.
He has authored about 100 papers, presented at international conferences or published in permanent Italian and international scientific literature.