PhD from the UIB (1991). Postdoc researcher at the University of Milan (1993-94). Associate professor (1996) and professor (2017) at UIB. Visitor, among others, of the Division de Physique Theorique d'Orsay, the University of Trento, the University of Reykjavik and the Korea University, where he spent a sabbatical in 2007-08. He has published more than 130 articles (researcher id D-9250-2011). He has continuously participated in funded research projects, being PI in three of them and he has been advisor of three PhD theses. His main research topic is the physics of nanosystems.