Born in Casalmaggiore (CR) Italy, September 27, 1953 Married, one daughter
1978 Laurea degree in Chemistry at the University of Parma in collaboration with CINECA
1979 Assistant Professor of Structural Chemistry, University of Parma.
1979-1980 Software analyst in an international software company.
1981-1984 Consultant in an italian informatic society.
1985-1986 Consultant at Centro Elaborazione Dati Amministrativi, University of Parma.
1986-1989 Head of R&D group at Centro Elaborazione Dati Amministrativi, University of Parma.
1986-1989 Technical Director of the joint project on \\"Electronic Publishing and Imaging\\" between University of Parma and IBM Research Italy.
1989-1990 Head of Informatics Services Office, Central Management, University of Parma.
1990- present Co-founder and head of Molecular Modelling Laboratory at the Institute of Structural Chemistry
(now Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry), University of Parma.
1997-present Senior researcher at Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, University of Parma.
1998 Proponent and cofounder of HBIOLAB, a Laboratory for High Performance computing in Biomolecular Modelling and Drug Discovery in a joint effort with CINECA.
At present, he is teaching General Chemistry, Molecular Modelling courses at the Faculty of Sciences, Computational Biochemistry at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Parma and Data Base Design for the Internationa Forensic Sciences Master.
He is member of Computational Chemistry Division, Medicinal Chemistry Division od American Chemical Society, member of Italian Bioinformatic Society and member of Italian Institute for Biostruotures and Biosystems
Scientific organizer of the International courses on \\"From Structural Genomics to Drug Discovery\\" held at the University of Parma from 2000 at present
Software development for the study of energetic interactions in biomolecular systems
Scoring systems development (HINT software)
Software development for conformational space research
Endocrine disruptors and food additives computatiopnal studies
Collaborations with Virginaia Commnowealth University, Molecular discovery, University of perugia and Catania
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