Short CV

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See also my standard Curriculum Vitae.

Education

  • M.Sc. in Electronics Engineering, 2009 – 2011  (Summa cum laude and honors).  Politecnico di Torino, Italy.

Research Experience

Summary of Scientific Contributions

  • 28 papers, published or under review, in peer-reviewed international journals, including 1 Science, 1 Proceedings of the IEEE, 1 Nature Nanotechnology, 1 Nature Communications, 1 Physical Review X and 3 Physical Review Letters.
  • 46 conference papers and talks.
  • 2 book chapters.
  • See also the section Publications and my Google Scholar Profile.

Scientific Honors, Awards and Recognitions

2016: WNCG Student Leadership Award.

2015: IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship.

2015: FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.

2015: USNC-URSI Travel Fellowship Grant Award 2015.

2015: Honorable Mention, Student Paper Competition of the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting.

2014: Homer Lindsey Bruce Graduate Fellowship, awarded by the Graduate School of The University of Texas at Austin.

2014: Honorable Mention, Student Paper Competition of the 2014 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation.

2014: Physical Review Letters “Editors’ choice”, for the paper F. Monticone, and A. Alù, “Embedded Photonic Eigenvalues in 3D Nanostructures”.

2013: IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award.

2013: Best Student Paper Award (1st prize)Metamaterials 2013 Student Paper Competition, with the paper: F. Monticone and A. Alù, “On the Physical Bounds of Cloaking and Invisibility”.

2013: Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award.

2013: Full Membership, Scientific Honor Society Sigma Xi.

2013: Honorable Mention, Student Paper Competition of the 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation.

2013: Physical Review Letters “Editors’ choice”, for the paper F. Monticone, N. Mohammadi Estakhri, and A. Alù, “Full Control of Nanoscale Optical Transmission with a Composite Metascreen”.

2013: Physical Review Letters “Editors’ choice”, for the paper F. Monticone, C. Argyropoulos, and A. Alù, “Multilayered Plasmonic Covers for Comblike Scattering Response and Optical Tagging”.

2013: USNC-URSI Travel Fellowship Grant Award 2013.

2012: Selected to attend the “2012 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Plasmonics”, a selective and prestigious event bringing together the best students and scientists working in the field of Plasmonics.

2010: Selected to attend the “IBM EMEA Best Student Recognition Event”.

2010: Student Travel Grant awarded by Politecnico di Torino, with the project proposal “Wideband Cloaking Devices”.

Professional Service

  • Active peer reviewer for the journals Optica, Physical Review Applied, Physical Review A, Physical Review B, Physical Review Letters, ACS Photonics, Optics Express, Optics Letters, Applied Optics, Journal of Optics, Applied Physics Letters, Scientific Reports, Journal of Applied Physics, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation and several international conferences.
  • Sponsor and Exhibitor Organizer for the international conferences Metamaterials’2015, Oxford, UK, September 7-10, 2015, and Metamaterials’2016, Chania, Crete, Greece, 17-22 September 2016. In 2015, I raised the highest amount of sponsor money of this conference series so far.
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