Full Professor (Probability and Mathematical Statistics) , Faculty of Sciences, University of Milano,Italy
Degrees: Advanced School of Physics, magna cum laude, University of Bari, Italy(1972). Physics, magna cum laude, University of Bari, Italy (1968).
Honours: Elected Fellow of the International Statistical Institute (1980-current), Elected Member of the European Academy of Sciences (2003-current), Honorary Doctoral Degree for Science ( Mathematics) in Science and Technology at the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, (2008), Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Applications (UK) (2011-current).
Other: Director of the Institute for Research in Applied Mathematics (IRMA), CNR, (Bari , 1985 - 1994), Founder and Director of MIRIAM (Milan Reserach Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) (1999-2005) and later of ADAMSS (Research Centre for Advanced Applied Mathematical and Statistical Sciences) of the University of Milano.(2005-2007), President of ECMI (European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry) (2000-2001), President of the European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (2000-2002), President of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) (2011-2012)
Editorial board (selected): ECMI Book Series on Mathematics in Industry , Editor in Chief, Springer-Verlag (2000-current), Journal for Mathematics in Industry, Editor in Chief, Springer , (2011-current)