2022 - present: Research Associate (RTDa) at Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (Florence University)
2019-2021: Post-Doctoral Research fellow - Dep. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICEA), Florence University, with main research activities on structures, infrastructures and innovative devices for maritime and offshore engineering.
2016-2019: Post-Doctoral Research fellow - Dep. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICEA), Florence University, with main research activities on Numerical Wave Tanks for simulating Oscillating Water Column devices.
2016: PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, discussing the thesis "Optimization of Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converters - A Numerical Study". Italian (Dottore di Ricerca) and German (Doktor Ingenieur) Ph.D. titles.
2012-2015: Joint PhD Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering – Florence University (Italy) & Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig (Germany), Joint Doctoral Program. International Doctorate in Civil and Environmental Engineering, XXVIII cycle.
2012: Laurea cum laude in Environmental Engineering - Ma.Sc. (University of Florence)
2009: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Florence University, Italy.
Nearshore and Offshore Hydrodynamics, hydrodynamic modelling and development of digital twins of coastal basins (TWIN-COASTS project).
Wave Energy Conversion technologies focusing on device optimization.
CFD simulation of wave/coastal structure interaction with open source software (OpenFOAM).
Numerical wave generation and Virtual wave flumes with CFD techniques.