MSc in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Florence, Italy in 1988. Achieved a PhD in Energy Engineering at the University of Florence in 1993 Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Perugia since 1995 Full professor of Thermal Machines at the University of Perugia since December 2004. Member of the Editorial Board of the ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology since 2005 Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Applied Energy since 2007 and Associate Editor since 2011. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Energy Conversion and Management form 1999 to 2002 Chair of the organizing committee of the International Conference ICAE2011, which was held in Perugia from May 16th to 18th 2011. Chair of the Coal Biomass and Alternative Fuels Commitee of the International Gas Turbine Institute from 2006 to 2008 Since 1994, Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Since 2010 is member of the Committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers which is developing the Perfomance Test Code 48 "Overall Plant Performance with Carbon Capture" Since 2005 founder of the Spin-off company: Tecnologie per la riduzione delle emissioni engineering srl. Since 2005 founder of the Spin-off company: Biomasse e nuove tecnologie srl. Director of the International Master "Techologies for Greenhouse Gases Mitigation" from 2003 to 2005 Member of the Administration Board of the University of Perugia since 1 January 2011. Peer reviewer fo the Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Special Report of the IPCC (International Panel for Climate Change) in 2007. Since 2008 represents the University of Perugia in the Taskforce Technology of the European Union Zero Emission Platform Since 2008 Director of the Consortium Macchine Impianti e Sistemi Energetici.
Biography Updated on 10 March 2013