She graduated in physics science at the University of Genova, in which she was at the beginning researcher (from 1983 to 1987) then she became, first, associate professor (from 1987 to 2000) and then full professor (from 2000 as of today) of electro technology in the engineering department. At the same University of Genova she has been also headmaster of the faculty of electrical engineering (from 2001 to 2007), member of the executive board of the centre of the permanent training (from 2006 to 2008), chief of the department of electrical engineering (from 2007 to 2008), headmaster of the faculty of engineering (from 2008 to 2012) and member of the board of directors of the University (from 2012 to 2016). She is the author of several scientific publications on national and international magazines, in which she specialized in electromagnetic events and the related industrial compatibility. Member of the board of director of Ansaldo STS (from 2011 to 2014), of Ansaldo Energia (from 2014 to 2016), of the “Distretto ligure delle tecnologie marine” (from 2010 to 2016) and of Banca Carige (from 2016 to June 2017), now she is in charge of the same office at the company D’Appolonia of the Rina Group (from 2011). She has been also a member of the regency board of Genova of the Bank of Italy (from 2011 to 2016) and she is currently president of the scientific committee for the project “smart city” made by Comune di Genova (from 2011), and member of the scientific committee of Eurispes (from 2013). From 2015 she is the chairman of the National Observatory for the Cyber Security, Resilience and Business Continuity of Electric Systems to which belong certain of the most important national companies operating in this field. She is member of Enel's Board of Directors since May 2014.
Last updating as of: June 8, 2017