Full Professor of Harmonic Analysis at Scuola Normale Superiore dal 2000. Undergraduate student at Scuola Normale, after graduation at Università di Pisa he obtained his Ph.D. in Mathematics at University of Maryland. He has been full professor in Mathematical Analysis at Politecnico di Torino. He is Correspondent Member of Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and of Accademia delle Scienze di Torino.
His research interests are in classical and noncommutative harmonic analysis.