Prof. Dr. Gianaurelio CUNIBERTI

Prof. Dr. Gianaurelio CUNIBERTI

Dresden University of Technology, Germany, EU

Position: Chair Professor, Institute for Materials Science and Nanotechnology at the Dresden University of Technology; Head of the Nanobiomaterials Department of the Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials Dresden, Germany.

Specialization: Multiscaling understanding of complex nano materials - from single molecular systems to bottom-up rich aggregates; Biosystems – transport phenomena, structural stability; Theory and Modelling of Electronic and Structural Properties.

At the NANOCON´18 conference Gianaurelio Cunibertti will present a lecture at the Session C: "Sensing Towards the Quantum Limit: The Convergence of Molecular Detection and Artificial Perceptron".

Personal Background and Education:
Gianaurelio Cuniberti (*1970) studied Physics at the University of Genoa between 1989 and 1994 (where he got his B.Sc. and M.Sc. graduating) and at the University of Hamburg. He was visiting scientist at MIT and the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems Dresden. And at the age of 27 in a joint collaboration between the University of Genova (Italy) and the University of Hamburg (Germany) he obtained his Ph.D. degree.

From 2003 to 2007 he was at the head of a Volkswagen Foundation Junior Research Group at the University of Regensburg.

Prof. Cuniberti holds since 2007 the Chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology at the Dresden University of Technology. He leads the Nanobiomaterials Department of the Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials Dresden and is the founding director of the Dresden Center for Computational Materials Science (DCCMS).

He is distinguished visiting Distinguished Professor at the Division of IT Convergence Engineering of POSTECH, the Pohang University of Science and Technology and Adjunct Professor for the Department of Chemistry at the University of Alabama.

He received several talent scholarships and in 2001 the Max Planck Society Schloessmann award fellowship.

Research Interests and main results:
Prof. Cuniberti has made lasting contributions to a wide range of areas at the edge between Materials Science, Physics and Engineering - from quantum dots, nanowires and nanotubes to biosystems, addressing transport phenomena, structural stability with important contributions to the theory and modeling of the electronic and structural properties of bottom up nanoscale materials.

His activity addresses four main lines: (i) molecular and organic electronics, (ii) bionanotechnology, (iii) nanostructures, (iv) methods development.

He initiated and organized numerous workshops and school-conferences and took part in international research training networks, offering extensive opportunities for young scientists. He has given plenary and invited talks at numerous international meetings.

Publication activity:
His research activity is internationally recognized in more than 300 scientific papers to date; more than 9 300 citations; Hirsch Index: 50.

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