Massimo De Vittorio

Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies (CBN)
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia,
Lecce, 73100 Italy

devittorio Massimo De Vittorio is Director of the Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies (CBN) of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Lecce – Italy. He is also Associate Professor at Università del Salento, where he teaches the courses “Electronic and Photonic Devices” and “Nanotechnologies for Electronics”. He has been responsible over the last ten years of the nanodevice division at the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (NNL) of the CNR Istituto Nanoscienze, of which he was also cofounder, and he is now in charge of the nanobio MEMS front-end and back-end activities at CBN, where he coordinates a group of about 20 persons.
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 ICT, life-science, energy and robotics.
Author of about 180 manuscripts on international journals, 60 proceedings of international conferences, 13 patents, 9 book chapters and more than 50 invited/keynote talks to international conferences, he is currently senior editor of the Journal IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, member of the editorial board of the Journal Microelectronic Engineering (Elsevier) and editor of the book “Nanotechnologies and neuroscience” (Springer).