Maurizio Ferrari (Trento 25-06-1955) received the Doctor in Physics degree from Trento University, Italy,in a.y. 1979/1980. Until 1989, he worked as a Researcher with the Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie des Matériaux Luminescents, Lyon, France, and in 1989 he moved to Trento as a Researcher with the CNR. He is currently a Senior Researcher with the Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, CNR, where he is the Head of the CSMFO Lab. and is Head of the IFN-CNR Trento unit. He is co-author of more than 300 publications in international journals, of several book chapters and he is involved in numerous national and international projects concerning glass photonics. His bibliometric parameters are: h-index: 29 [30/01/2013]; Sum of the Times Cited: 3178; Average Citations per Article: 10.92; ResearcherID: H-3362-2011 Maurizio Ferrari is OSA, EOS and SIOF member. MF was elected in 2013 SPIE Fellow for for achievements in synthesis and characterization of rare-earth doped optical materials. He has been member of several Scientific, Program and Steering Committees, and Chair of national and international conferences and workshops, member of evaluation committee at CNR and for other national and foreign research institutions, research director and jury member of several PhD theses. He is referee of several international scientific reviews in physics, photonics , and material science. He is AE of Optical Engineering for integrated optics, Editorial board member of Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Journal of Materials, Indian Journal of Materials Science, and Optical Materials. His main scientific area of research covers: properties, structure and processing of glasses, crystals and film for optical applications and photonics; energy transfer, optical and spectroscopic properties;integrated optics; nanocomposites materials and confined structures including photonic crystals, waveguides, microcavities, and microresonators.
Biography Updated on 28 May 2013