- Researcher at Institute for Astrophysics and Planetology in Rome, Italy
- CO-I for the MARSIS experiment onboard ESA's Mars Express and Project Scientist for SHARAD onboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. High-level data product manager for VIR instrument onboard NASA/Dawn mission to Vesta/Ceres.
- Free Software Foundation supporting member #1997
- Founder member of the OSGeo Italian Chapter GFOSS.it .