1998 Università degli Studi di Padova, Laurea in  Fisica (curriculum Experimental particle Physics) grade 110/110
 Advisor prof. M. Baldo Ceolin, thesis title “Primi risultati dell’esperimento NOMAD” (First results of NOMAD experiment.)

1999  Università degli Studi di Padova, Scuola di Specializzazione in Fisica

2002 Università degli Studi di Perugia, Ph.D. in Experimental particle Physics, advisors prof. R. Battiston and prof. B. Bertucci, Thesis title  “A Monte Carlo simulation of the cosmic rays interactions with the near Earth environment” 



Academic career and teaching activities

since 2018: Senior Researcher, Trento University,  Italy.


                  - 2018: Fisica 1 per DII

                   - 2019: Laboratorio di Fisica I per fisici,

2012-2017: Assistant Professor of Physics – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA 


                    -2012-2016: Honor class in ElectroMagnetism (8.022)

                   -2012-2017: Advanced Laboratory of Physics for junior class  (8.14)

                   -2015-2017:  Laboratory of Physics for junior class  (8.13)

2005-2011: Research Scientist  at INFN -Sezione di Perugia


                    -2006-2009: Cosmology (module about Neutrino)

                    -2007:  Computing for Physicists III

2003-2005: Post doc fellow   at INFN - Sezione di Perugia


Research interests

Astro Particle Physics

Cosmic Rays

New detectors for Space Applications

Research work

Data analysis of AMS-02 data

Development of low power  DAQ systems for Space Applications

New detectors for Space Applications

Measurement at accelerators of cross section  relevant for Astro Particle Physics

Memberships in societies and scientific committees

National responsible for the AMS-02 experiment