Born in Pisa (Italy) on January 1, 1979. Degree in Geology completed at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Pisa, Italy on January, 2004. Rating: 110/110. Title of thesis: "Structural analysis and tectonic setting of the Monti Leoni Group (southern Tuscany)". Ph.D. in Earth Sciences obtained at the Institute of Geosciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico on October, 2008. Title of thesis: "Stratigraphy, deformation, and magmatism of the Huetamo-Zihuatanejo region (Mich., Gro.): Implications for the tectonic evolution of southern Mexico during the Cretaceous and Early Tertiary”. Postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Geology of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2009-2010. Title of the post-doctoral project: “Petro-tectonic analysis of the Arperos Basin in the Sierra de Guanajuato area (Gto., Mexico)”. Currently working as Reasearcher at the Institute of Geology of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.