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Confirmed Associate Professor

+39 0110907347 / 7347 (D.SAT)

+39 3351800673 (DISAT)

Scientific branch FIS/03 - FISICA DELLA MATERIA
(Area 0002 - Scienze fisiche)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0003-1607-5624
Research topics
  • Production and characterization of carbon dots for human therapy
  • Development of sensors for biomolecules
  • Biochar and carbon nano and microstructured materials: production, characterization, applications
  • Bismuth based materials: production and applications (photocatalysis, x-ray shielding, biotechnology)
  • Raman characterization of carbon materials: from theory to experiment
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE4_17 - Characterisation methods of materials PE7_11 - Components and systems for applications (in e.g. medicine, biology, environment) LS7_2 - Diagnostic tools (e.g. genetic, imaging) PE8_8 - Materials engineering (metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, etc.) PE3_5 - Semiconductors and insulators: material growth, physical properties


Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation Goal 13: Climate action Goal 3: Good health and well-being Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production


Biomolecules sensing Cement and polymer composites Color evaluation and prediction Environmental sensors Nanoparticles for therapeutics Raman spectroscopy
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments

Awards and Honors

  • Abilitazione I fascia conferred by Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca della Repubblica Italiana, Italy (2013)



  • Specialist Meeting Amorphous Carbon - SMAC 2000, Program chair

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Visiting Researcher at Université de Picardie Jules Verne (1/6/2010-30/6/2010)