Ilaria Armentano is the Research Leader of the Biomaterial Science Group in the Engineering Department at the University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. She was Researcher at the Italian Interuniversitary Consortium on Materials Science and Technology (INSTM) and at the NIPLAB laboratory on nanocomposites and multifunctional polymeric hybrid materials. She obtained the Ph.D. degree (2005) discussing the thesis “Carbon nanotubes: synthesis and functionalization techniques.” She worked as a Professor (2007) of materials for biotechnology II at the University of Perugia. She was an Assistant Professor of materials science and technology (2002–2007) and materials for nanotechnology and biomaterials (2004–2007) at University of Perugia. Armentano was responsible for the technical research part of research projects in European and in national programmes. In particular, she was involved in the Nanobiocom project founded by the European Commission for the development of new “intelligent” composite scaffold for bone tissue repair and regeneration. On the national level she was involved in the “T.A.U.T” project on artificial transplantable human tissues. She attended 20 international conferences and she is correlator of degrees and Ph.D. theses, author of more than 55 articles on revised journals and book chapter, and reviewer for international journals.
Biography Updated on 14 November 2011