University degrees, diplomas and academic public assessments

2014 - Italian habilitation (agregação) to professorship, as associate professor in Town and Territorial Planning, ASN (National Habilitation Agency Italy)

2014 - Agregação Italiana como Professor Associado em Planeamento Urbano e Territorial, ASN (Agencia nacional de Agregação Cientifica Italia)

2001 - Diploma in the training cours on GIS (Geographic Information System), Cesit/Universidade de Florença

2000 - Ph.D. in Urban, Territorial and Environmental Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Universty of Florence, Italy

1996 - Bachelors degree in Architecture, majoring in architectural planning, with the mark 110 cum laude/110, "Recinti cimiteriali e paesaggio urbano. I camposanti del territorio fiorentino tra soppressioni e permanenze"., Faculty of Architecture, University of Florence, Italy

1989 - High School, Classic Studies, Liceu Michelangelo - Florence, Italy.

Field of specialisation

Citizen Participation in Local Planning and Budgeting

Evaluation of Cooperation Projects

ICT technologies for civic participation

Platform economies

Requalification of Informal settlements

Student accomodation in the internacionalization of Universities

Territorial analysis in developing countries

Urban and environmental planning

Urban gardening and (peri)urban agriculture

Other fields

Democratisation of local institutions

Excentric uses of public space and practices of 'insurgent citzenship'

Inclusive Cities and Spatial Exclusion

Mobilidade Academica e Alojamento Estudantil

Novas tecnologias e participação

Requalification of self produced relocated areas

Urban management