Expert Qualifications

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of biomaterials and biomedical engineering. He earned an MS in mechanical engineering at the University of Palermo in Italy, an MS in biomedical engineering from Imperial College London, and his PhD in biomechanics and tissue engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in tissue engineering, biomechanics, and biomaterials at the University of Palermo. This expert is active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society, the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, and the Society for Biomaterials. He is also highly involved in research, having authored numerous publications and spoken as an invited speaker at multiple conferences throughout his career. He also currently holds 13 patents. He has previously served as an R&D engineer in the biomedical robotics and EMC department at the University Campus Biomedico Rome, a biotechnology and bioengineering consultant for the Italian Ministry for Economic Development and Livanova, a post-doctoral researcher in tissue engineering and biomechanics at the University of Pittsburgh, and a research associate in tissue engineering at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Currently, this expert is a research assistant professor of surgery and bioengineering at a distinguished university in Pennsylvania, as well as a biotechnology and bioengineering consultant for a university-affiliated startup.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: PA
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Palermo, Italy
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • PhD, Biomechanics & Tissue Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Fellowship, Tissue Engineering, Biomechanics, & Biomaterials, University of Palermo, Italy
  • Member, RiMED Foundation
  • Member, LAIC Vascular Research Society
  • Member, Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member, Society for Biomaterials
  • Member, Material Research Society
  • 13 Patents
  • Former, R&D Engineer, Biomedical Robotics & EMC, University Campus Biomedico Rome
  • Former, Consultant, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Italian Ministry for Economic Development
  • Former, Consultant, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Livanova
  • Former, Researcher, Tissue Engineering & Biomechanics, University of Pittsburgh
  • Former, Research Associate, Tissue Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Current, Consultant, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, a university-affiliated startup in PA
  • Current, Research Assistant Professor, Surgery & Bioengineering, a distinguished university in PA

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