01/03/2018- present : Titular Researcher (A) at the UNAM
01/23/2015- 28/02/2018 : Associated Researcher at the UNAM
07/15/2013-01/23/2015: Post-Doc Research fellowship (BSL institute) funded by the "UC Lab-fee" program, entitled: "“Full waveform seismic tomography using stochastic methods”. Supervisor: Prof. Barbara Romanowicz
2010-06/2013: Research Contract (EOST Institute) funded by the GEISER (Geothermal Engineering Integrating Mitigation of Induced Seismicity in Reservoirs) European project: Multi-scale seismic tomography applied to the geothermal fields: temporal evolution of the seismic velocity field (4D tomography) of the Soultz-sous-Fôrets geothermal site and relationships with the local stress changes.
2009-2010: Post Doc Contract (EOST Institute): Multi-scale seismic tomography applied to the geothermal fields: Study of the induced seismicity and of the seismic noise. Feasibility of the methods and application to the Soultz-sous-Fôrets geothermal site.
19/03/2009: Ph.D in Earth Geophysics at the Messina University in co-tutelage with the EOST Institute (Strasbourg University): Title of the PhD thesis: “Seismic tomography of subduction zones: methodological developments and application to the Ionian slab”.
2007-2009: Contracts at the INGV (Italian National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology): seismogram analyses of the OBS experiment on the Marsili seamount (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea) and local earthquake tomography of the southern Tyrrhenian region (four contracts for a total of 24 months).
2006: Scholarship of the Palermo University spent at the EOST Observatory (Strasbourg, France): Double-Difference tomography in subduction zones (6 months).
2006: Contract at the EOST Observatory (3 months): Analysis of seismograms recorded by the local network installed in the geothermal Soultz region (France).
2005: Contract at the University of Palermo (3months): Wide-angle seismic profiles analysis of the Sicily.
2005: Geology graduate, Palermo University. Final grade: 110/110 with honours: Title of the master thesis: Passive seismic tomography of the Sicilian region. Uncertainty estimation and results.
06/2017: Instituto Italiano de Cultura de la Ciudad de México: Sismos y temblores : como la sismología logró descubrir el interior de la Tierra.
07/2016: INGV, Instituto Nacional de Geofísica y Vulcanología de Italia (PA): Esiste davvero una camera magmatica superficiale sotto i Campi Flegrei? L'Apporto di una tomografia sismica migliorata.
07/2016: University of Palermo (Italia): Studiare le discontinuità nella litosfera con l'ausilio di inversioni bayesiane di dati sismici multifrequenza. Risultati sul continente nordamericano.
12/2015: AGU Fall Meeting, California: Probing the structure of a caldera for geothermal assessment using enhanced passive seismic tomography. The example of the Campi Flregrei (Italy)
02/2014: IGPP, Univeristy of Santa Cruz, California: Seismicity and Geothermal Fields. Constraints from 4D seismic tomography on the fault-fluid interaction
02/2014: Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, California: fluid-related induced seismicity and Enhanced Geothermal fields. Insights from the 4D seismic tomography.
02/2013: Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon, (University of Lyon): WAM seismic tomography and its application to different scales.
09/2012: 39th Course of the International School of Geophysics. Understanding Geological Systems for Geothermal Energy (Erice, Sicily, sponsor: INGV (Italy), GFZ (Germany): Seismic behaviour of the Enhanced Geothermal Systems.
04/2012: University Pierre et Marie CURIE Paris 6: Study and interpretation of the seismic velocity models. From the geothermal reservoirs to the subduction zones.
03/2012: Institute de Physique du Globe de Paris: Study and interpretation of the seismic velocity models. From the geothermal reservoirs to the subduction zones.
09/2011: CFU (Geophysical Institute of Prague): Seismic velocity variations at the EGS geothermal reservoir of Soultz-Sous-Forêts (France): Some observations for understanding stress regime changes during hydraulic stimulations using 4D seismic tomography.
01/2011: EOST (University of Strasbourg): Seismic tomography and its application to different scales, from the geothermal reservoirs to the subduction zones.
12/2010: University of Palermo (Italy): Geothermal reservoirs: geophysical approaches for a complex multidisciplinary study
06/2008: INGV of Bologna (Italy): Application of the WAM tomography to the study of the subduction of the Ionian lithosphere beneath the Tyrrhenian Sea. Methodological aspects and petrological hypotheses.
01-15/07/2012: NORSAR (Research Centre of Norway) founded by the NERA Project (EC project number: 262330)
08-23/06/2012: RCAG (Research Centre of Astronomy and Geophysics of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences)
20-23/09/2011: CFU (Geophysical Institute of Prague)
2012: Post-earthquake intervention of the Emilia Romagna Earthquake (Ml 5.9): study of the surface traces: installation and maintenance of the French temporary seismological network (from June to October)
2009-2012: Installation and maintenance of a temporary seismological network at the Soultz-sous-Forêts geothermal site. Aim of the study: seismic noise cross-correlation tomography
2003: Geological campaign in Tunisia.
2002: Geological campaign in Sicily (Italy).