Massimo De Vittorio

Director of the Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Massimo De Vittorio is Director of the Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Lecce – Italy and Full Professor at Università del Salento (Lecce – Italy) where he is lecturer of the courses “Electronic and Photonic Devices” and “Nanotechnologies for Electronics”. His research activity deals with the development of science and technology applied to nanophotonics, nanoelectronics and nano and micro electromechanical systems (NEMS/MEMS) for applications in the fields of life-science, energy and robotics. He is currently focusing his research towards implantable, wearable and tattooable sensors based on both silicon technology and hybrid organic/inorganic materials for monitoring and controlling behavior and health in real time. Author of about 230 manuscripts on international journals, 60 proceedings of international conferences, 14 patents, 9 book chapters and more than 60 invited/keynote talks to international conferences, he is also senior editor of the Journal IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, member of the steering committee of the micro and nanoengineering (MNE) conference, member of the editorial board of the Journal Microelectronic Engineering (Elsevier), member of the IEEE EDS Nanotechnology committee.