Academic Titles

Associate Professor of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics 02/B2-FIS/03

2021 - Habilitation to Full Professor 02/B2 – FIS/03 (DD n. 2175/2018).

2013 - Habilitation to Associate Professor 02/B2 – FIS/03  (DD n. 222/2012).

2004 - PhD in Physics at University of Ferrara
- Title of the Thesis : “Theory of Spin Resonances and Brillouin Light Scattering in ferromagnetic nanoparticles”.

2000 - Laurea in Physics (Master of Science Degree), Summa cum Laude, at University of Ferrara
- Title of the Thesis: "Analysis of the excited states of nanostructured semiconducting oxides by means of photoluminescence spectra".

Research Activity

Theoretical study of spin waves in magnonic crystals, artificial spin ice, artificial quasi-crystals.
Magnetism of nanoparticles, either isolated or interacting.
Simulations of Brillouin light scattering and ferromagnetic resonance spectra.

Teaching activities

-Member of the Doctoral Council for the Physics Programme

-Master Degree in Physics (lectures in English):

Surface Physics and Nanostructures (FIS/03)
holder of the Chair since the Academic Year 2012-2013 to present.

-Bachelor Degree in Chemistry:

Physics II + Laboratory of Physics
(Electromagnetism and Optics with elements of electronics and corresponding lab), 76 hour course
holder of the Chair since the AA. 2006-2007 to present.

Former Adjunct Professor for:

-Bachelor Degree in Physics and Technology for Innovation:

• Elements of Condensed Matter Physics (Physics of atoms, molecules, and solids, 48 hour course, AA. 2008-2009 until 2011-2012.

Former Assistant professor for the following courses:

-Degree in Physics (Bachelor):

• Arguments of Statistical Quantum Physics, AA. 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008.

• Molecular Spectroscopy, AA. 2005-2006.

Supervisor / co-supervisor of Bachelor & Master theses (and coordinator of the corresponding stage) for more than 15 student.

Supervisor of a PhD thesis.

Organization and Collaboration to International Conferences

-I'm a member of the Advisory Board of the International Symposium on Dynamical Properties of Solids.

- I was Chairman for the Conference Dyproso2019: “The 37th International Symposium on Dynamical Properties of Solids” (, Ferrara, 8-12 September 2019.

- i was Session Chairman for "FUNDAMENTAL PROPERTIES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY TOPICS" at the International Conference INTERMAG 2017, Dublin, 24-28 April 2017.

I'm in the Editorial Board of the open-access journal Magnetochemistry (MDPI).
Magnetochemistry 2022 impact factor: 3.336 (Q2)