Born in Messina, Italy, 23rd October 1969.
Degree with honours in Civil Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino, with a dissertation about the use of Cinematic GPS observations in Aereal Photogrammetry (1993). PhD in Geodesy at the Poliltecnico di Milano with researches on Satellite Radar Altimetry (1998). From 1998 to 2001 she worked for the International Geoid Service of IAG as a CNR researcher. Since 2001 she has been working at the Politecnico di Milano, as researcher, both on gravity field modelling and on statistical methods applied to Earth observations, e.g. DTM generation from laser aerial data, remote sensing data classification and filtering. Since 2000 she has been teaching Probability and Statistics at the Politecnico di Milano.