Education
dtu 16/01/2012DTU Space – PhD in Atmospheric Sciences
unipg 17/07/2002Università degli Studi di Perugia – Master degree in Electronic Engineering
Professional experiences
 Logo_Università_Padova  01/07/2018 – 31/08/2020 - Università degli Studi di Padova – STARS Fellow
ingv  15/11/2017 – 31/08/2018 - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) – Research Fellow
isac 15/11/2015 – 14/11/2017 - Istituto di Scienze dell´Atmosfera e del Clima (ISAC-CNR) – AXA Research Fellow
wegcenter 1/7/2013 – 14/11/2015Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change – Marie Curie Experienced Researcher
ictp 1/4/2012 – 30/6/2013 – The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) – Research Assistant
dtu 1/11/2008 – 31/3/2012DTU Space – Researcher and PhD student
esa 1/7/2006 – 1/7/2008 – European Space Research INstitute (ESRIN) – Junior scientist
unipg 18/7/2002 – 30/6/2006University of Perugia – Research fellow
Visiting Positions
isac  June 2015 - Istituto di Scienze dell´Atmosfera e del Clima (ISAC-CNR), Lecce, Italy
ingv  November 2014 - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Rome, Italy
bira  August 2014 - Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB), Brussels, Belgium
isac  June 2011 - Istituto di Scienze dell´Atmosfera e del Clima (ISAC-CNR), Rome, Itlay
ncar  1/12/2010 – 31/5/2011 – The US National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder-CO, USA
 Training
AXARF  16-18 November 2016AXA PopDays, Paris, France
Graz Logo  3-5 September 2014Climate by ear (Science by ear 3) workshop, Graz, Austria
 ictp  5 April 2012 – UNESCO Field Security Awareness Training 2012, Trieste, Italy
 ictp  4 April 2012 – UNDSS Basic Security in the field II (BSITF II), Trieste, Italy
cost  6-12 February 2011 – WaVaCS – COST Winter School, Venezia, Italy
eufar  26 October – 5 November 2010 – EUFAR QAD course, Toulouse, France
ECMWF-5713  4-13 May 2010 – ECMWF Data Assimilation and Use of Satellite Data course, Reading, United Kingdom
dtu  1-5 March 2010 – FIVA course, Space-borne and ground based geodetic techniques for hydrology, Copenhagen, Denmark
erca  11 January – 12 February 2010 – European Research Course on Atmospheres (ERCA) course, Grenoble, France
esa  7-9 November 2006 – programming IDL, Frascati, Italy
esa  3-5 October 2006 – Introduction to IDL, Frascati, Italy
cimss-logo  8-16 June 2006 – Int. Summer School on Applications with the Newest Multi-Spectral Meteorological Satellites, Ostuni, Italy
grass  7-10 February 2006 – GRASS and open source GIS course, Rome, Italy
 Organizational and managerial skills
GSC 2016-present – Organizer of the International (Geo)Science Communication School
 cvc 2015-present – Organizer of the International CVC Training School
iom 2015-present – General Manager of ER srls (island of meetings)
cost 2013-present – Management Committee member of the COST action ES1206 (GNSS4SWEC)
cost 2013-present – Management Committee member of the COST action ES1303 (TOPROF)
strasi 2012-present: Manager of marathon and ultramarathon top runners
2009-present: Owner and manager of the farm “Azienda Agricola Riccardo Biondi”
strasi 2007-present: Organizer of Strasimeno international ultramathon
agu 2015-2016 – Chair of Early Career Scientists of AGU Natural Hazards Focus Group (NHFG)
 mcaa 2014-2015 – Chair and founder of Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) Austrian Chapter
opac 2013 – Co-Organizer of the OPAC 2013 workshop
esa 2007 - Member of ENVISAT Symposium Technical Committee
esa 2007-2008 – Member of GOCE Data AO Steering Committee
 labcittadino 2005 - Organizer of the summer school “Dalla critica allo sviluppo, alle pratiche di economia solidale”
 labcittadino 2004-2006 - Coordinator of the group of experts of the Laboratorio del Cittadino
 logo_CRIDEA 2004-2006 - Member of the regional decision making group in terms of environment within the Centro Regionale per l’Informazione, la Documentazione e l’Educazione Ambientale (CRIDEA) of Umbria Region
 sci 2004-2005 - Organizer and camp leader of voluntary international work-camps
 Associations
mcaa  2013-present - Member of Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA)
EGU  2012-present – Life member of the European Geophysical Union (EGU)
 CGMS_logo 2010-present - Member of the International Radio Occultation Working Group (IROWG) in the framework of WMO
agu 2010-present - Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)