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The human understanding is of its own nature prone to suppose the existence of more order and regularity in the world than it finds.

- Sir Francis Bacon -

Short bio

Since Oct 2020 Associate Professor, Dept. Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Italy

Oct-Nov 2019 Visiting scientist in the Lab of Prof. Paolo De Coppi, University College London (UCL) Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health - Developmental Biology & Cancer Programme, UK

Feb 2018-Oct 2020 Member of the board of the Association of the Italian Scholars in China (AAIIC)

Dec 2015-Sep 2020 Research Associate Professor, Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS), ShanghaiTech University, China

Oct 2013-Mar 2016 Research Affiliate, National Interuniversity Consortium of Materials Science and Technology (INSTM), Firenze, Italy

May 2011-Dec 2015 Research Affiliate, Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM), Padova, Italy

Apr 2011-Dec 2015 Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept. Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Jan 2010-Dec 2011 Adjunct Investigator, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, Santa Barbara, USA

Mar 2009-Feb 2011 Postdoctoral Scholar, UCSB-MIT-Caltech Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA

2009 PhD in Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

2005 M.Sc. degree (Laurea V.O.) in Chemical Engineering, University of Padova, Italy