M.Sc. in Computer Science Technologies (University of Cagliari - Italy), PhD in computer Science (University of Compiègne - France). Over 10 years of experience, member of NIT group of CRS4 since 2000. Main activities and responsibilities in technology scouting, prototype development, writing technical reports and scientific papers. Interests and skills in distributed systems, peer to peer networks, semantic and distributed knowledge bases, technologies supporting e-learning. Strong interests in ontology engineering. Involved with his colleagues to R&D national projects and projects funded by the European Commission. Co-author of scientific publications in journals and presented and co-presented scientific papers in international conferences.