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Translating Evolution into Technology

Roberto Cingolani - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova

Roberto Cingolani (Milan, 1961) graduated in Physics and got the “Diploma di Perfezionamento” (PhD) in Physics at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. Founder and Director of the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (NNL) of INFM at University of Salento, he is the Scientific Director of the Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa, since 2005. He was staff member at the Max Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung in Stuttgart (Germany) and Visiting Professor at the Institute of Industrial Sciences at Tokyo University (Japan) and at Virginia Commonwealth University (USA).

Author and co-author of about 750 publications, he holds 46 patent families. During the years he has been in charge of various institutional roles at national and international levels. Among Prof. Cingolani’s awards and honors are: two Prizes of the Italian Physical Society for young researchers, the INFM Prize “Ugo Campisano” for researchers in the field of Semiconductor Physics, the “ST-Microelectronics” Prize by the Italian Physical Society, the “Premio Grande Ippocrate” award for science dissemination by Unamsi and Novartis, the “Guido Dorso” award by the Italian Republic Senate for his Research Activity. The title of “Alfiere del Lavoro” and the title of “Commendatore della Repubblica” by the President of the Italian Republic.

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