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Federico Rosei

Director
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
University of Houston
Canada

Biography

Federico Rosei holds the Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Organic and Inorganic Materials since 2003. He is Professor and Director of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications, Université du Québec, Varennes (QC) Canada. He received MSc and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1996 and 2001, respectively. His research interests focus on the properties of nanostructured materials, and on how to control their size, shape, composition, stability and positioning when grown on suitable substrates. He has extensive experience in fabricating, processing and characterizing inorganic, organic and biocompatible nanomaterials. He has published over 150 articles in prestigious international journals (including Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Advanced Materials, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., Journal of the American Chemical Society, Advanced Functional Materials, Nanoletters, ACS Nano, Biomaterials, Small, Physical Review Letters, Applied Physics Letters, Physical Review B, etc.), has been invited to speak at over 145 international conferences and has given over 145 seminars and colloquia in 39 countries on all inhabited continents. His publications have been cited over 3300 times and his H index is 32. He is Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Metallurgy and Mining, Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology, Senior Member of the IEEE, Member of the Global Young Academy and Member of the Sigma Xi Society. He has received several awards, including the FQRNT Strategic Professorship (2002-2007), the Tan Chin Tuan visiting Fellowship (NTU 2008), the Senior Gledden Visiting Fellowship (UWA 2009), Professor at Large at UWA (2010-2012), a Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the European Union (2001), a Canada Research Chair since 2003 (renewed in 2008 for a second five year term) a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation and the Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry from the Royal Society of Canada.  

Research Interest

properties of nanostructured materials, and on how to control their size, shape, composition, stability and positioning when grown on suitable substrates    

Publications

  • Multifunctional materials for electronics and photonics

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