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”, Department of Earth Sciences. In 1993, she earned a PhD degree in Sedimentary Geology at the University of Naples “Federico II”, Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Geological Sciences. She completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Naples “Federico II”, a CNR-CEE fellowship and several research contracts at the Italian CNR, where she is researcher from 1998. Dr. Aiello has a consolidated experience in the field of sedimentary geology, marine geology and geophysics and has participated in many research projects at the National Research Council of Italy (CARG, Vector, Centri Regionali di Competenza, Tessa, I_Amica).