Director of the Graphene Labs of the Italian Institute of Technology. Chairman of the Executive Committee of the graphene flagship (graphene-flasghip.eu) and director of the ENERGY STORAGE activity within the graphene flagship. Author of over 150 scientific publications, he has given over 60 invited presentations. He was a fellow of the Italian Academy at the Columbia University (USA) and received the Campisano award in 2008. He is a member of several international scientific committees.