Giuseppe Compagnini was born in 1966. In 1989, he obtained his Physics degree from the University of Catania, Catania, Italy, and in 1993 the Ph.D. degree in solid state physics while working at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland, on Raman spectroscopy in rare earth compounds and semiconductor thin films. Compagnini is actually a Full Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Catania. From 1995 to 1996, Dr. Compagnini was a Consultant of ST-Microelectronics. In 1993, Compagnini obtained a Postdoc position at the Italian National Council for Research (CNR), Rome, Italy, working on silicon/carbon-based alloys. Moreover, Compagnini is the author of more than 150 papers in international peer-reviewed journals (ISI) devoted to the fields of ion-matter interaction, carbon-based nanomaterials, and thin films deposition and has received more than 3000 citations with an h-index of 32. His research group works mainly on the synthesis of advanced materials for energetic and environmental applications.
Biography Updated on 24 October 2016