Full Professor of Fluid Dynamics – University of Naples “Federico II”, and Associate Professor to ISTEC-CNR since 2014. Principal Investigator of several research programs in collaboration with Research Centers and Space Agencies (ASI, CIRA, ESA, NASA) and European aerospace industries. Professor of Aerodynamics, Aerospace Propulsion and Space Experiments and responsible for the educational and research activities of High Speed Aerodynamics, Microgravity lab, Aerospace Propulsion Lab, Author of national and international patents, 3 books and over 250 publications in international journals, volumes and proceedings of international congresses, in Fluid Dynamics, Microgravity and Space Experimentation, Physics of Fluids, Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Heat transfer, Rocket Propulsion.