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Part of the staff of the Center Italian Astronomic Files, IA2.

Member of the Technological Sector 3A (Computer science and data processing) and to the Macroarea Tematics 5.3 (new technology and instrumentation - Development of information technology tools and facilities for the astrophysics)

Main research activities: computer technologies for the astronomy and the astrophysics, mostly development and implementation of information systems, of data bases and archive of astronomical data. 
The purpose of my job in the treatment of the data has been finalized to provide the Italian and International astrophysics community with a coherent set of resources.
 
Member of the International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA) with the assignment of vice-chair of the Date Access Layer Working Group (DAL WG) inside the Technical Coordination Group (TCG). 
The  DAL WG purpose is to define the standards of the VO to access remote data; the TCG purpose is to coordinate the technical activities of all the WGs of the IVOA and to define a technical roadmap for the Alliance.
 
Thanks to the experience within the Virtual Observatory (VO) and its technologies he has contributed to a better exploitation and interoperability of the astrophysics data. 
Involved in IT European projects in the astrophysical field such as ASTERICS (H2020), VIALACTEA and GENIUS (FP7).