Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1996: PhD with a thesis on the development of silicon implanted low temperature microcalorimeters for the direct neutrino mass measurements from the endpoint of the 187Re beta decay. Supervisor: Prof. E. Fiorini. Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Milano, Italia
  • 1992: Master’s Degree with a thesis on the development of low temperature detectors to search for neutrino-less double beta decay of 130Te in the Gran Sasso underground laboratory. Tutor: Prof. E. Fiorini. Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Milano, Italia

Current Positions and Qualifications

  • 2019–2025: Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale for Full Professor (Experimental physics of fundamental interactions)
  • 2021-today: Scientific Director, Bicocca Quantum Technologies Center (BiQuTe)
  • 2023–today: Full Professor in Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics, Dip. di Fisica “G. Occhialini”, Università di Milano-Bicocca
  • 2014–2023: Associate Professor, Dip. di Fisica “G. Occhialini”, Università di Milano-Bicocca
  • 2001–today: INFN research associate at INFN Milano and INFN Milano-Bicocca

Previous Positions

  • 2001–2014: Assistant Professor, Dip. di Fisica “G.Occhialini”, Università di Milano-Bicocca, Italia
  • 1997–2001: Technological researcher (III professional level), INFN, Sezione di Milano, Italia
  • 1992–1993: Research collaborator, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik, W.Heisenberg Institut, Munich, Germany

Scientific Responsibilities

  • Leader of a research group engaged in neutrino mass experiments, low temperature microcalorimeter development, and quantum technologies at the Dip. di Fisica, Università di Milano-Bicocca: 3 assistant professors, 1 technicians, and an average of 2 Post-docs, 1 PhD, and 2 Master or Bachelor students per year.
  • 2021-today Responsible and contact of a Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the field of Quantum Technologies with Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK, Trento, Italy)
  • 2021–today PI of DARTWARS Detector Array Readout with Traveling Wave AmplifieRS, MSCA-IF-2020
  • 2004–today: Responsible of the Cryogenic Laboratory for the development of low temperature detector for astroparticle physics and quantum technologies at the Dip. di Fisica, Università di Milano-Bicocca
  • 2020-today: spokesperson of the HOLMES international collaboration
  • 2012–2019: Scientific responsible of HOLMES for Università di Milano-Bicocca, additional beneficiary of HOLMES Advanced Grant ERC (n. 340321)
  • 2010–2013: PI of Development of Microresonator Detectors for Neutrino Physics, Fondazione Cariplo (ref. 2010-2351)
  • 2007–2013: Technical coordinator and Italian PI for INFN of international collaboration MARE, Microcalorimeter Array for a Rhenium Experiment
  • 2004–2012: leader of CUORE Cryogenics Working Group in charge of design, production, and installation of the CUORE Cryogenic system

Institutional Responsibilities

  • 2018–today: Elected member of the Department Council (Giunta di Dipartimento), Dip. di Fisica, U. Milano-Bicocca
  • 2015–today: Member of PhD School Teacher’s Council, Dip. di Fisica, U. Milano-Bicocca

Research in Brief

  • 2020-today: Dartwars project for the development of a parametric superconducting travelling-wave amplifier for reading thermal detectors and superconducting qubits.
  • 2020-today: qub-IT project for the development of a superconducting qubits for astroparticle physics experiments.
  • 2018-today: International project PTOLEMY, A Proposal for Thermal Relic Detection of Massive Neutrinos and Directional Detection of MeV Dark Matter, for a revolutionary experiment for detecting the Cosmic Neutrino Background (CNB).
  • 2011-today: Experiment for the determination of neutrino mass by calorimetric measurement of the electron capture spectrum of 163 Ho. Activity started within the MARE project, merged in 2014 into the HOLMES experiment.
  • 2005-2013: International project MARE, Microcalorimeter Array for a Rhenium Experiment, for the realisation of a new experiment for the calorimetric measurement of the neutrino mass by studying the beta spectrum of 187 Re with thermal microcalorimeters and with a statistical sensitivity down to 0.1 eV.
  • 2004-today: International CUORE experiment, Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events, to explore the inverse hierarchy of neutrino masses by searching for the double beta decay without neutrino emission (ββ-0ν) of 130Te with a one-tonne array of low-temperature TeO2 detectors at the Gran Sasso National Laboratories.
  • 2002-today: Research and development on innovative low-temperature detectors and cryogenic technologies to be used in Astroparticle Physics experiments
  • 2011-2014: Development of Microresonator Detectors for Neutrino Physics of Fondazione Cariplo (ref. 2010-2351).
  • 1999-2008: International CUORICINO experiment for the search of ββ-0ν of 130 Te with low-temperature TeO2 detector arrays at the Gran Sasso National Laboratories.
  • 1993-2007: MIBETA experiment for the direct and calorimetric measurement of the neutrino mass through the study of the beta decay end-point of 187 Re and with the use of thermal microdetectors.
  • 1992-1993: Research and development on sapphire thermal detectors with superconducting tungsten thermometers for the direct detection of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMP) at the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik.
  • 1991-2001: Research and development on low-temperature TeO2 detectors for the search of ββ-0ν of 130 Te at the INFN laboratories of Milan in parallel with several experiments with arrays of TeO2 detectors of gradually increasing mass at the Gran Sasso National Laboratories.

Research Performance

More than 270 publications in refereed international journals with over 5000 citations; 10 (5) articles with more than 100 (200) cites. h-index=39 – Source Scopus, March 2022. More than 40 presentations at international workshops and conferences (of which, 14 were invited contributions and 10 were invited reviews on neutrino physics research topics or detector technology). 1)

Grants

  • 2021: “DARTWARS Detector Array Readout with Traveling Wave AmplifieRS”, MSCA-IF-2020 – Individual Fellowships (n. 101027746), budget 250k€
  • 2015: Fondo di Ateneo Quota Competitiva (funding for competitive peer-reviewed grant applicants which are high scoring but not funded for budget limits), U. Milano-Bicocca. 25k€
  • 2011: “Development of Microresonator Detectors for Neutrino Physics”, “International Recruitment Call 2010” Fondazione Cariplo (ref. 2010-2351), budget 571k€

Organization of Workshops and Conferences (a selection)

  • 2022: Chair of the Organizing Committee of “NuMass 2022 - Determination of the absolute electron (anti)-neutrino mass”, Milano, Italy 2)
  • 2021–2022: Member of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) for NEUTRINO 2022
  • 2019: Chair of the Local Organizing Committee and of Scientific Advisory Committee of “18th International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors (LTD-18)”, Italy 3)
  • 2016: Member of the Scientific Committee of “5th Workshop on the Physics and Applications of Superconducting Microresonators - WPASM5”, Italy 4).
  • 2013: Chair of the Scientific Committee of the international workshop “The Future of Neutrino Mass Measurements: Terrestrial, Astrophysical, and Cosmological Measurements in the Next Decade - νMass 2013”, Italy
  • 2012–today: Member of the ’International Advisory Committee” of the “International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors (LTD)”

Invited Presentations at Conferences (a selection)

  • 2022: “Cryogenic detectors for rare event searches”, 16th Vienna Conference on Instrumentation - VCI (Vienna, Austria) 5)
  • 2021: “HOLMES progresses towards a calorimetric neutrino mass measurement with eV scale mass sensitivity”, 17th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics - TAUP (Valencia, Spain) 6)
  • 2020, 2016: “HOLMES”, Determination of the absolute electron (anti)-neutrino mass, (ECT* Trento, Italia).
  • 2018: “Status of the HOLMES neutrino mass experiment”, 6th Symposium on Neutrinos and Dark Matter in Nuclear Physics - NDM 2018, IBS HQ (Daejeon, South Korea) 7)
  • 2017: “Direct neutrino mass measurement by the HOLMES experiment”, Conf. on Neutrino and Nuclear Physics - CNNP2017 (Catania, Italia) 8)
  • 2017: “Status of the HOLMES experiment to directly measure the electron neutrino mass”, 17th Int. Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors - LTD-17 (Kurume, Japan) 9)
  • 2015: “New low temperature and superconductivity technology challenges”, INFN Workshop on Future Detectors (IFD 2015) (Torino, Italia) 10)
  • 2015: “The HOLMES experiment”, 16th Int. Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors - LTD-16 (Grenoble, Francia)
  • 2014: “Neutrinoless double beta decay searches with low temperature detectors”, 561. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Massive Neutrinos (Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany)
  • 2013: “Low Temperature Detectors for Neutrino Physics”, 15th Int. Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors – LTD-15 (Pasadena, USA)
  • 2011: “Rhenium beta decay and keV sterile neutrinos with the MARE experiment”, Paris Working Meeting: keV scale sterile neutrinos in KATRIN and MARE (Paris, France) and “The MARE experiment and its capabilities to measure the mass of light (active) and heavy (sterile) neutrinos”, Ecole Internationale Daniel Chalonge, Workshop CIAS Meudon 2011 (Paris, France)
  • 2010: “Neutrino mass calorimetric searches in the MARE experiment”, Neutrino 2010 (Athene, Greece)

Invited Seminars (a selection)

  • 2020: “HOLMES”, Dip. di Fisica, U. Roma “La Sapienza” 11)
  • 2017: “The HOLMES experiment”, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Villigen, Switzerland
  • 2014: “HOLMES - The Electron Capture Decay of 163 Ho to Measure the Electron Neutrino Mass with sub-eV sensitivity”, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Assergi (AQ) and Dip. di Fisica, U. Roma “La Sapienza”

Teaching (a selection)

  • 2022: “Nuclear and Subnuclear Measurements Laboratory II”, Course for the Master’s degree in Physics, U. Milano-Bicocca
  • 2022: “Applied Quantum Technologies”, Course for the Master’s degree in Physics, U. Milano-Bicocca 12)
  • 2010–today: “Elements of Environmental and Medical Physics”, course for the Bachelor’s degree in Physics, U. Milano-Bicocca 13)
  • 2015–2021: “Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics Laboratory”, for the Bachelor’s degree in Physics, U. Milano-Bicocca
  • 2005-2022: supervision of 14 Postdoc fellows; tutorship of 7 PhD, 13 Master and 23 Bachelor students
 
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