born in Vipiteno (Bolzano - Italy)
graduate in Mechanical Engineering on July 1966 at Padua University
certified as CICPnD (Italian certification board) III Level by examination in 1980, for UT, RT , MT and PT methods. Validity : 08/2008.
certified subsequentely III Level for VT method. Validity : 08/2008
From 1967 to 1991 occupated in a few Companies, all in the field of Materials Testing.
From 1st January 1992 Laboratory Manager at OMECO S.r.l. in Monza (Milan - Italy), having duties as technical manager.
OMECO is a testing and research centre for materials having prevalent experience in metallic materials. Specialisation: mechanical testing, strain gauge technology, welding technology, failure analysis, non-destructive testing, chemical analysis, metallography, corrosion testing, product qualification, calibration of instruments, Examination Centre for NDT personnel.
OMECO is accreditated ACCREDIA and CICPND.
From 1st January 2003 retired
From Sept 2015 member of Editorial Advisory Board of NDT.net
as retired continue the teaching, publication and participation to WGs activity, with the objective to extend the culture of NDT and other materials testing, but the main interest is skiing in winter and around mountain wander in summer.