Research Topics

Research activities mainly focus on materials and interfaces, devices and microsystems, renewable energy and environment:

Materials & Interfaces

Development of new materials and interfaces
Chemical‐physical analysis of materials and Interfaces
Biomaterials and biotechnologies for medical applications

Devices & Microsystems

Design, fabrication, characterization and packaging of innovative devices based on silicon compatible technology. In particular:

Silicon‐based devices for radiation detection
CMOS high‐performance low‐cost vision devices
Silicon‐based photonics and custom MEMS for radio frequency, biomedical, agro‐food and environmental applications

Renewable energy and environment

Study and development of innovative solutions for renewable energies with a special focus on energy re‐use and near zero energy buildings [NZEB]

Quantum Technologies


Highlight examples of research activities are reported

Advanced nanosystems for a new era in molecular oncology – NEWTON
Nonlinear dynamics of optical frequency combs – NEMO
All Solid-State Super-Twinning Photon Microscope – SUPERTWIN
Integrated System based on photonic microresonators and microfluidic components for rapid detection of toxins in milk and dairy products – SYMPHONY
Development of a Master Socket for optimised design of prosthetic socket for lower limb amputees – SOCKETMASTER