Senior Scientist at the Institute of Microelectronics and Microsystems (IMM) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). He graduated in Physics in 1999 and obtained the PhD in Physics at University of Bologna in 2003. Since 2003 he is working at he CNR-IMM in Bologna. From September 2015 he is Deputy Director of the Bologna Section of the CNR-IMM. FBK Magazine guest blogger since june 2018.