Short CV/Education and training

  • 1999
    Universita Statale di Milano (Italy) Laurea Degree in Physics

  • 2003
    University of Cambridge (UK) PhD in Engineering

  • 2003 – 2004
    Post Doctoral Research Associate

  • 2004 – 2007
    Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow

  • 2007 – 2012
    Royal Society University Research Fellow

  • 2009 – 2013
    University Lecturer in Materials Science

  • 2013 – 2019
    University Reader in Nanomaterials

  • Since 2019
    University Professor of Nanomaterials

Selected publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Nanoscale Physics and Technology Group, Institute of Physics, UK

  • Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group Committee Member, Institute of Physics, UK

  • Royal Microscopical Society, UK

  • Selection Panel Member for Rosalind Franklin Award, Royal Society, UK

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • I have two sons born in 2003 and 2007.


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