Marital Status: Married (with two sons:
February 1999 PhD Degree in Physics at Torino University.
PhD Thesis Title: Superluminal Galactic Sources: Theoretical Models and
Laurea (Master Degree) in Physics at Torino University with full marks with laude.
Radiative Acceleration Processes in Active Galactic Nuclei.
Diploma at Liceo Classico Vincenzo Gioberti, Torino (Italy).
July 2004 - present Research Assistant and then Associate Professor in the Physics & Astronomy Department at GMU.
October 2001 - July 2004 Post Doctorate fellow at GMU.
April 1998 - October 2001 Post Doctorate fellow at at MPE .
Italian: native speaker.
German: ein bisschen.
Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows, VMS.
Programming: Fortran, IDL, HTML.
Software: FTOOLS, XRONOS, SAS, XSPEC, CIAO, DS9.
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