1997 - PhD in Mécanique (Mechanics)
Université Joseph Fourier de Grenoble (France)
Thesis title: Turbulent mixing from an isolated source: geometry, kinetics and diffusion
1992 - Degree in Physics (Italian Laurea)
University of Florence (Italy), thesis carried out at the Istituto Nazionale di Ottica.
Thesis title: Multifractals in Turbulence
2004 – present
Laboratory of Molecular Magnetism (LaMM), Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, University of Florence, Italy.
Project: magnetism of nanostructured materials
Grants of the University of Florence and National Interuniversity Consortium of Materials Science and Technology (INSTM).
1997 - 2004
University of Florence – Department of Physics, in collaboration with Prof. Anna Consortini.
Project: research on optical propagation in turbulent media.
Grants of the University of Florence and National Institute for Condensed Matter (INFM)
1994 - 1997
Laboratoire des Ecoulements Geophysiques et Industriels - Institut de Mécanique de Grenoble (LEGI/IMG), Grenoble (France) in the research group of Prof. E.Hopfinger
Project: research on turbulent mixing in fluids
Grant of the European Commission
Institut Non-Linéair de Nice (INLN) in the research group of Prof.J.Tredicce, in collaboration with Prof. V.Krinsky.
Project: excitable media.
Grant of the European Commission
1991 - 1993
Post doc position
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (INO), Florence (Italy), in the research group of Dr.Sergio Ciliberto
Project: research on turbulent fluids
PARTICIPATION AT CONFERENCES AND SCHOOLS
NATO/ASI School "Turbulence in Spatially Extended Systems"- January 1992 - Les Houches (France)
Workshop "Nonlinear Waves in Biology" - November 1993 - Nice (France)
Troisiemes Journees Grenobloises de Formation en Physique Non-Linéaire - 31 January-3 February 1994 - Aix-les-Bains (France)
NATO/ASI School "Mixing: Chaos and Turbulence" - July 1996 - Cargese (France)
NanoMedicine School 2013 - September 2013 – Trieste (Italy) – Lecture: Application of Magnetic Nanoparticle in Nanomedicine: Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia
Co-author of more than 130 contributions to national and international conferences
OTHER INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES
May - December 1993
Research fellowship at the Institut Non-Linéair de Nice (INLN)
January 1994 - July 1997
Research fellowship at the Laboratoire des Ecoulements Geophysiques et Industriels - Institut de Mécanique de Grenoble (LEGI/IMG)
1997 - present
Tutor for graduated and PhD students in Fluid Mechanics, Optics, and Magnetism, at University of Florence (Italy)
1999 (renewed in 2003)
Qualification as Maitre de Conférence of Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de la Recherche et de la Technologie (France)
OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
2017: Organizing Committee member for the “Workshop on Magnetism in Medicine” Florence (Italy).
2014: Management Committee member for the European COST Action TD1402- Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Magnetic Hyperthermia and Indirect Radiation Therapy.
2002: Organizing Committee member for the “19th Congress of International Commission for Optics”, Florence (Italy).
2001: Consultant at the Regional Environmental Protection Agency (ARPAT) for assessing the environmental impact of working and industrial activity involving NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials).
Individual Fellowship (proposal #ERB4001GT922389) in the framework of the European research program “Human Capital and Mobility-HCM”, 1993.
Italian (mother tongue)
English (B2)French (B2)