Obtained his Laurea at Trieste University, Italy, and his Ph.D. at Padova University, Italy.
After I became lecturer research fellow at Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
And now he is a full professor in the Mesoamerican Center for Theoretical Physics (MCTP), Mexico.
Since 2013 he is also affiliated to the Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), before in Pisa and now in Udine-Trieste. Active member in several international collaborations: P242 (Project 242), Fermi LAT (large Area Telescope), HESS (High Energy Stereoscopic System), CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array), MAGIC (Major Atmospheric Gamma-Ray Imaging Cherenkov Telescopes), FACT (First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope), JEM-EUSO (Japanese Experiment Module - Extreme Universe Space Observatory), GRIPS (Gamma-Ray Investigations via Polarization and Spectroscopy), Athena (next generation X-ray satellite), eASTROGAM (next generation hard X-rays and soft gamma-rays satellite) and HAWC (High Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory). He is a member of the National System of Researchers Level 1 in Mexico.
Main research interests are High Energy Astrophysics, Cosmic Rays, Supernovae Remnants, Pulsar Wind Nebulae and Unidentified Sources, but also active and interested in other aspects of High Energy Astrophysics such as Active Galactic Nuclei, Starburst Galaxies, Gamma-Ray Bursts, X-ray and gamma-ray binaries.