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PhD Welcome Event 2014

When: January 10 th, 2014 at 2.30 p.m.

Where: Aula Rogers, Via Ampère 2, Milano

The speaker will be Giovanna Barbarella, talking about “Thiophene-based materials: molecular engineering and self-organisation”.

Giovanna Barbarella is a chemist by training (laurea in Chimica at University of Bologna, Italy and Doctorat en Sciences Physiques, University of Grenoble, France) and a great material scientist by life. After a post doc period in Switzerland and France she becomes permanent researcher at CNR in Bologna, reaching the Research Directorship in 2001. A brilliant scientist, she recently moved into entrepreneurship starting chairing Mediteknology s.r.l.

July 20th 2013


Researchers of CNST and Politecnico di Milano, in collaboration with Neuroscience and Brain Technologies of IIT Genova and surgeons from Ospedale Sacro Cuore in Negrar (VR) demonstrated that an organic semiconducting polymer in form of thin film  is able to restore light sensitivity in explants of blind rat retinas, with sensitivity to irradiances compatible with physiological levels of illumination.


May 6th 2013


A deeper glance into IIT-OMET joint project: SOLAR PRINT

We met Dr. Marco Carvelli, one of IIT researchers dedicated to SOLAR PRINT, an industrial joint project between IIT and OMET, world-leading company in the field of printing machines. The project will develop low cost solar panels through roll to roll technology.


January 17th 2013

PhD Welcome Event 2013

On January, 17th, 2013 the third Annual CNST Ph.D. Welcome Event was held.

Following Prof. Balzani and Bruno Murari, this time the guest was Prof. Giuseppe Zerbi of Politecnico di Milano.Prof. Zerbi started his career in the group of Nobel Prize Giulio Natta, and throughout his career published more than 500 papers and received countless awards.  Most of his career focused on polymers and their ground state properties. Zerbi gave an historical overview on the progress in polymer science from the 50’s to now and kindly accepted to answer a couple of questions.


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