I am a licensed professional architect and a Ph.D. in Architectural Technologies from IUAV University of
Venice. My principal interest is the interaction of the Human component with the safe design and use of
To this date my research has been into wayfinding in a variety of settings and fires related to a variety of
architectural materials and systems. I am strongly motivated towards international collaboration in
research, in 2007 I conducted research on glass enclosures with CWCT (Centre for Window and Cladding
Technologies – Bath University Campus, UK) and Permasteelisa Group, Italy. In 2009 I conducted
research in wayfinding and human behavior in fire at NRC (National Research Council Canada).