Researcher with National Research Council of Italy since 2002, formerly with the Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, now with the Institute of Information Science and Technologies. Research interests are in the area of ICT applications towater, focusing on remote sensing techniques and data analysis applications. Author and co-author of about 50 publications, among which 2 international patents and two books. The expertise in multi-disciplinary approaches to water security and threats to the quality of water led to some visible roles in water-related technical events and editorial activities, especially in south Mediterranean countries. Few of them are listed here. – NATO country Director of the Advanced Research Workshop (ARW983758) “Environmental security: water security, management and control” (www.es-ws.eu) (Marrakech, Morocco, 2010) – Co-editor of the book: “Water Security in the Mediterranean Region” (2011), NATO Science for Peace and Security Series, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-1623-0, Springer Science+Business Media – Editor-in-chief of the “International Water Technology Journal” (www.iwtj.info) headquartered in Alexandria, Egypt (2011-March 2014). In addition, scientific committee member, co-chair or invited speaker at : – 5th International Conference “Innovation in service of Environment 2012” (Tunisia, http://www.citet.nat.tn) – International Conference of GIS Users – TazaGISDays 2012 (Morocco, https://sites.google.com/a/usmba.ac.ma/taza-gis-en/home) – International Water Technology Conference – IWTC editions 2011, 2012, 2013 (Egypt and Turkey www.iwtc.info) – Water Resources and water security in the Middle East and Mediterranean Region (Jordan http://ewdr.org/) – International Conference for Water Resources & Environment (Morocco, www.en.icwre.com).