2009 (December)- present: Researcher III livello CNR-ISM.
2008 (January)-2009 (December): Postdoctoral Research, CNR-IMIP, Area della Ricerca di Roma 1, Italy. Marie Curie Re-integration fellow.
2004 -2007: Postdoctoral Research, University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy. Marie Curie Fellow.
2001-2004 : Postdoctoral Research, LURE, Université Paris XI, Orsay, France.
1999-2001 : Postdoctoral Research, PTCL (Physical and Theoretical Physical Chemistry) , Oxford University, U.K.
1996-1999 : PhD studies, Dep. of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
1992-1996 : BSc 1st class honours, Dep. of Chemistry, University College Cork, Ireland.