PhD at Cardiff University of Wales (UK). Research working experiences at the Universities of Milan, Trieste and Barcelona. Since 2010 research scientist at OGS-Trieste (Italy) with expertise in marine geology and sedimentology. Main research topics: Sediment facies analyses, reconstruction of sedimentary processes using a source to sink approach on low and high latitudes continental margins. Principal Investigator and co-proponent of 15 national and international research projects including two Eurofleets2 projects (PREPARED and BURSTER). Participation to 12 oceanographic cruises for a total of over 200 days of shipboard experience. Italian member of the PAST Gateways steering committee (Palaeo-Arctic Spatial and Temporal Gateways), an IASC endorsed network research programme (2012-2018), and scientific board member of the Springer scientific journal “arktos”. Scientific achievements: 47 published manuscripts, 37 of which on Scopus, with 430 Citations and h-index=14. Teaching and tutorial activity: since 2013 lecture at the University of Trieste for 1) the course of Sedimentology (responsible of the course Dr. E. Colizza) with a seminar on Modern deep-sea sedimentary processes: Turbidites, Plumites, Contourites, and 2) the course of Marine Geology (responsible of the course Prof. A. Camerlenghi) with the seminars on Bottom sampling and sediment core description, and continental margin depositional processes. Co-advisor of 5 Doctoral, and 3 Master thesis.