Giorgio received the Laurea Magistrale in Electronic Engineering from Università Politecnica delle Marche in 2006. He worked on his thesis as a Socrates student at the Electronic Engineering department in NUI Maynooth, on the design of an impedance matching controller for an inductively coupled plasma chamber. In December 2006 he joined the Dynamics and Control Research Group at NUI Maynooth as a PhD student. From December 2006 until June 2007, Giorgio worked on the control of semiconductor etching processes. He is currently working on the modeling and control of wave energy converters.