Francesco earned his bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and his Master’s Degree in Nanotechnology Engineering at La Sapienza, University of Roma. While completing his master’s thesis, he spent a 6 months research experience at the CNMS of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee. He is currently a PhD student in Physics at the CUNY ASRC with the Nanoscience Initiative.

Research Interests

SPM analysis and manipulation of thin films, ThermoChemical NanoLithography (TCNL), 2D materials, NanoMechanics, Nanotribology