Scientific Advisor of Pirelli
Director of U4I Foundation (University for Innovation)
Active Member of American Chemical Society since 1992
Degree in Biology at Milan State University
Degree Honoris Causa in Material Science at University of Milano Bicocca
I have filed more than 200 International Patents belonging to Montedison, Himont, Montell and Pirelli and published over 70 articles on international journals. I have authored the Chapter “ Polyolefins” of Treccani Encyclopedia.
I am Director of CORIMAV (Consorzio Ricerche Materiali Avanzati) and Member of Scientific Committee of Silvio Tronchetti Provera Foundation, of the Industrial Advisory Panel of the Sincrotrone of Trieste and of the Scientific Committee of Milano Ricerche.
I am Member of Investment Committee of TTVenture and of the Reference Committee of PhD School of Politecnico di Milano.
In 2006 I received the prize “Eureka for Innovation” promoted by the MIUR and the Scanno Prize for Technological Innovation.
I was Basic Research Director of Himont and of Montell Polyolefins.
I was President of the Scientific Committee of Istitute of Chemistry of Macromolecules of CNR and President of A.I.M. (Italian Association of Science and Technology of Macromolecules).
I was R&D Director of Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi and of Advanced Research of Pirelli Tyres.
I was Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli Labs.