Graduated in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pisa, in 1994 he obtained his PhD in Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico of Milano. In 1995 he became Researcher at the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Pisa. Full Professor of Aerodynamics at the University of Bologna, he has been Director of the Interdepartmental Center for Aerospace Industrial Research from 2013 to 2019. Coordinator of the CICLoPE project (Center for International Cooperation in Long Pipe Experiments) in Predappio where he promoted the construction of a large international infrastructure for the study of turbulence and for which in April 2016 he received honorary citizenship. Since 2003 Guest Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm (KTH). He is author of more than 130 publications in journals and international conference proceedings. Passionate triathlete, IronMan in Kalmar (Sweden) in 2016 and Cervia (Italy) in 2017 and 2019.
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