·         Chair of the Organizing Committee of 17th International Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters (PPNW), Trento 1-4 July 2014.

·         Member of the International Steering Committee of the International Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters (PPNW), 2014-present.

·         Member of the Specialist Group Management Committee of the IWA Symposium on Lake and Reservoir Management, Prembroke, Virginia (USA), 4-7 August 2015.

·         Convener or co-convener of the session “Estuarine processes” at EGU General Assembly (2008-2015).

·         Convener or Co-convener of the session “Ecogeomorphology of estuarine systems” at 55th and 56th Conference of Estuarine Coastal Sciences Association (ECSA 2015-2016).

·         Convener of the session “Temperature dynamics and thermal structure in lakes and rivers” at XXXIII Congress of the International Society of Limnology (SIL).

·         Member of the Steering Committee of the XXXIV Italian Conference of Hydraulics and Hydraulic Constructions (IDRA14), Bari (Italy), 8-10 September 2014.

·         Member of the Technical Abstract Review Committee of the 7th International Conference on Coastal Dynamics (CD), Arcachon (France), 24-28 June 2013.



·         Member of the Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association (ECSA) since 2015.

·         Member of the International Society of Limnology (SIL) since 2016.

·         Member of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) since 2014.

·         Member of the International Water Association (IWA) since 2013.

·         Member of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) since 2008.

·         Member of the Scientific Council of GII (Gruppo Italiano di Idraulica – Italian Group of Hydraulics), 2013-2016. The Scientific Council is the steering committee composed by six representatives elected at the national level among the scholars involved in hydraulic and hydrologic disciplines.

·         Marie Curie fellow (project DEWAX, 2011).

·         2005-2007: Member of the Council of the Section Trentino-Alto Adige of AEIT (Federazione Italiana di Elettrotecnica, Elettronica, Automazione, Informatica e Telecomunicazioni).



·         “Global Lake Temperature Collaboration” (GLTC) since 2015.

·         “Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network” (GLEON)  since 2015.


·         Owner of the “lakes list” (, a distribution list created after PPNW2014 and used by the physical limnology community worldwide.