POSITION: Researcher at ISM-CNR (Italian National Research Council) in Rome
MAIN ACTIVITIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Head of the X-ray spectroscopy laboratory at the Rome research Area of Tor Vergata;
– Responsible of the CNR- MD.P03.006.007 “In-situ structural/morphological studies of materials for Energy” research activity;
– Former responsible of the CNR-RSTL “Study of material and devices for the application of the Kyoto protocol” research unit (2006).
– Research activity and supervising PhD students and undergraduates students.
– Number of Publications: about 70 ISI publications and more than 40 Conference presentations.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
09/05/98: Ph.D in Physics at the University ofBologna.
19/07/1994: University degree in Physics, Summa cum laude (full marks), University of Bologna
1988: High School degree, 60/60 (full marks)
POST DOCTORAL EXPERIENCES
2002-2003 Post doc position at ISM-CNR, Rome
2001-2001 Post doc position at ISMN CNR, Bologna
1998-2000 Post doc position at the Laboratoire d’Electronique, de Tecnologie et d’Instrumentation (LETI,CEA, Saclay, France)
1997-1998 Post doc position of the National Institute for the Physics of Matter (INFM) at the Laboratoire Léon Brillouin neutron facility (CEA, Saclay, France)
MAJIOR RECENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
1. In situ X-ray techniques for the study of organic devices (solar cells and gas sensors) by time resolved structural, morphological and electrical characterization
2. In situ structural investigations for the study of polymeric membrane fuel cells, in the framework of the NUME project (Italian project for polymeric fuel cells development).
3. X-ray techniques (diffraction and Reflectometry) for the characterization of materials and devices for technological application: magnetic nanostructured films, superconductive films, SAW (Surface Acoustic Waves) devices, amorphous metallic alloys, magnetic semiconductors etc
4. Research & Development activity in the framework of the SPARC and SPARX projects for the construction of the Italian Free Electron Laser.
5. Optical spectroscopy (pump & probe) of organic molecules and nanostructured materials for organic devices (O-LEDs, organic PV cells, optical limiting devices, etc).
6. Neutron scattering and diffraction : structure and dynamics of supramolecular complexes
Reviewer for the following journals:
– Advanced Material
– The Journal of Physical Chemistry
– Sensors and Actuators B
-Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells