Dr. Gemma Aiello was born in Aversa (CE), Italy, on 24 October 1964. In 1989, she graduated in Geological Sciences at the University of Naples “Federico II.” In 1993, she earned a Ph.D. in Sedimentary Geology at the University of Naples “Federico II,” Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Geological Sciences. She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Naples “Federico II,” a CNR-CEE fellowship and several contracts at the Research Institute “Geomare Sud,” CNR, Naples, Italy. Since 1998, she has been a full-time researcher at the Italian CNR. Dr. Aiello has twenty-five years of experience in the field of sedimentary geology, marine geology and geophysics, participating in different research projects for the Italian National Research Council (CARG, Vector, Centri Regionali di Competenza). She was a contract professor of sedimentology and stratigraphy at the Parthenope University of Naples, Italy, and a teacher in formation courses of technicians in marine science and engineering in Naples, Italy.