He is one of the first developer and user of the Automated Diffraction Tomography (ADT), for the acquisition of 3D electron diffraction data from single nanocrystals. By using ADT, he has been investigating the structure of a number of new crystalline materials, among which nanoparticles, minerals, synthetic organic and inorganic compounds, pharmaceuticals bio-materials, and nanocrystalline porous materials.
Enrico attended Degree and PhD studies at the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Siena, Italy. During PhD, he worked on Electron Crystallography and Mineralogy of asbestos. From October 2007 to February 2014 he worked at the Electron Microscopy Center of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. He collaborated with several public and private research institutions providing crystallographic and TEM expertise.