Former director of CNR-ITAE and team leader of the research group on smart energy systems and storage. CNR representative in Hydrogen Europe, Smart Cities (EERA Border), Out-of-grid (Mission Innovation). CNR Coordinator for Mission Innovation Hydrogen and active member of the Hydrogen Table of the Italian Ministry of Economy Development. Authors of more of 250 ISI (h-index 55-Scopus), more than 300 lecture (50 invited); in the top list (first 10) of the authors in the Thomson reference in Hydrogen and Fuel Cell. Former Vice Chair of the Research Grouping in the JTI FCH (European Commission). Direct Responsible of more of 50 projects in the Energy field (Storage, Renewables, Hydrogen).