Development of functional carbon-based interfaces with enhanced performance in the field of biosensing and diagnostics.
Previous research experience in USA (Yale University, University of California), Italy (University of Trieste), France (Ecole Normale Superieure, Université de Strasbourg), Belgium (Université de Namur) and China (Xi'an Jiaotong University).
Federchimica Prize, Association of the Italian Chemical Industries (1995). National Prize for Research, Italian Chemical Society (2002). Ciamician-Gonzalez Prize, Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (2008). Nominee for the Descartes Prize for Excellence.
Carbon Nanobiotechnology Group Leader at CIC biomaGUNE.
Doctor in Chemistry (1978) from University of Padova, Italy, Honoris Causa Laurea in Materials Science and Technology at the University of Roma Tor Vergata (2014), Honoris Causa PhD in Chemistry, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (2016).