Curriculum

EDUCATION

1990                 P.H.D. In Earth Science, University of Pisa

1983                 M.S. in Geological Science, University of Pisa

EMPLOYMENT

2000-present     Full Professor of Structural Geology, University of Pisa

1998-2000          Associate Professor of Structural Geology, University of Pisa

1992-1998           Researcher of Structural Geology, University of Pisa

1989-1992           Post-doctoral fellow, University of Pisa

1985-1989           Doctoral fellow, University of Pisa

1983-1984          Junior Geologist, TECHNOSTONE S.P.A.

LEADERSHIP SERVICE

2022                   Editor of the regional geological guide of Tuscany funded by the Italian Geological Society

2022-2025         National Coordinator of the PRIN Project “POEM-POligEnetic Mélanges: anatomy, significance and societal impact”

2021-2024        Scientific coordinator of the project grant by the ISPRA – Italian Geological Survey (project CARG for 1:50.000 scale geological mapping of 288 – Arezzo sheet).

2021                   Member of the Scientific Comittee of the 90° Congress of the Italian Geological Society

2017                   President of the joint Congress of the Italian Geological Society, Society of Mineralogy and Petrography, Italian Association of Vulcanology and Italian Society of Geochemistry

2015-2017:       Leader of the Project “The Neothetyan ophiolite suture zones in Southern Iran: study of the suture zones around the Sanandaj-Syrijan block” funded by DARIUS program

2015                   Guest Editor of the ITALIAN JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCES special issue

2012-2015:      Leader of the Pisa University group for the research “Reconstructions of the tectonic processes from oceanic opening to continental collision: evidences from paleo- and neotethyan ophiolite-bearing suture zones from northern Turkey” grant by PRIN

2010-2014        Member of the Technical Committe on Amiata geothermics of Regione Toscana

2010-2011:       Leader of the Pisa University group for the research “The Paleothetyan and Neothetyan ophiolite suture zones in northern Turkey: study of the Intrapontide suture zone and Sakarya terrane” grant by PRIN

2010-2014:      Leader of the Project “The Paleothetyan and Neothetyan ophiolite suture zones in northern Turkey: study of the Intrapontide suture zone and Sakarya terrane” funded by DARIUS program

2010                  Member of the Scientific Comittee of the 85° Congress of the Italian Geological Society

2009                  Guest Editor of the GEOLOGICAL JOURNAL special issue

2009-2010:     Leader of the project “Evaluation of the mineral potential in Tuscany” funded by REMEDIA S.P.A.

2009-2012:     Principal investigator of the European project funded through the Tuscany Region POR-FSE 2007-2013 titled “CaMAm: Mapping and characterization of asbestos-bearing rocks in the ophiolitic units of Tuscany”.

2008-2013      Member of the scientific committee of the postgraduate master “Management and control of the environment: technologies and management of the waste cycle”

2008-2010       Coordinator of Italian Group of Structural Geology (GIGS)

2007                  Member of the organizing commitee of the international congress “Alps and Apennines: a natural laboratory for structural geology and geodynamics”

2007                  Guest Editor of the Geodinamica Acta special issue

2006-2007:      Scientific coordinator of the project for “Senegal margin geology” grant by EDISON SPA.

2006-2007:      Scientific coordinator of the project for “North-western Apennine geology” grant by EDISON SPA.

2006-2007:     leader of the italian group for the research on “Geological mapping along the borderline between the Albania and Montenegro” grant by MAE.

2005-2007       National Coordinator of the PRIN Project “Dynamics in subduction complexes: mass transfer in fossil systems and comparison with modern examples”

2004-2010       Member of the Editorial board of the Italian Journal of Geosciences

2004                 Coordinator and chairman of the session “T27.03 – Emplacement tectonics of ophiolites structures and processes” of the International Geological Congress.

2003-2005      National Coordinator of the PRIN Project “Tectonic processes in fossil accretionary prism and comparison with modern analogues: evidences from oceanic units of Northern Apennine, Ligurian Alps and Alpine Corsica”

2002-2004:     Scientific coordinator of the project for “Mapping of polyphase folding at upper structural levels: an example from Borbera Valley (Northern Apennines)” grant by CNR.

2002-2006.     Scientific coordinator of the “1.10.000 scale geological mapping of Tuscany” grant by Regione Toscana.

2001-2002.    Leader of the italian group for the research on “Tectonic, magmatic and metamorphic processes in the continental lithosphere from post-variscan extension to alpine convergence” grant by AGENZIA 2000 – CNR.

2000-2004      Coordinator of Working Group on Mediterranean Ophiolites (GLOM)

2000-2002:     Leader of the Pisa University group for the research on “Deformation history of the ophiolitic units from Guatemala, Hispaniola and Venezuela” grant by MIUR-COFIN.

1998-2000:      Leader of the Pisa University group for the research on ” Deformation history of the ophiolite sequences from the Periadriatic and Uralian collisional belts” grant by MIUR-COFIN.

1996-2002:     Leader of the tectonics group for the “Apuseni Ophiolite Project (Romania)” grants by CNR

1994-2019   Co-Editor of the OFIOLITI Journal

1992-1996:      Leader of the tectonics group for the “Mirdita ophiolite project (Albania)” grants by CNR.

1992-2002:     Leader of the research project on the ophiolites grants by CGSDA/IGG-CNR.

1992-2010:      Scientific coordinator of five projects grant by the Italian Geological Survey (project CARG for 1:50.000 scale geological mapping).

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2016 – 2021      Vice-rector for personnel policies and organization

2016-2018            President of the commitee for the Italian National Scientific Qualification (ASN) for associate and full professor positions (competition sector 04/A2)

2013 – 2016         Head of Earth Science Department

2010-2013           President of Environmental Science Master

2008-2012          President of Earth Science Scientific Commission

2006-2013          Vice-Head of Earth Science Department

2005-2006          Coordinator of Professional Training Course “Ecodump”, University of Pisa

2004-2010          President of Environmental Science Master & Bachelor

2000-2013          Member of Commission for education funding of the Faculty of Science

2000-2011           Member of Faculty of Science Committee

2000-2004          President of Earth Science Scientific Commission

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES (member since)

1988                 Italian Geological Society (SGI)

1985                 Italian Group of Structural Geology (GIGS)

1985                 Working group on Mediterranean Ophiolites (GLOM)