Prof. Alberto Diaspro
Professor at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
SPIE Involvement:
Fellow status | Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
multiphoton microscopy , far field optical nanoscopy , three-dimensional imaging , fluorescence , optical super resolution , scattering
Profile Summary

Alberto Diaspro was born in Genoa, Italy, on April 7, 1959. He received is doctoral degree in electronic engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy, in 1983. He is Full Professor in the Applied Physics Area. He is Director of the Nanophysics Department of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Deputy Director of IIT, AD is member of the University advisory Commitee for PhD in Physics and Nanosciences (University of Genoa). AD founded LAMBS (Laboratory for Advanced Microscopy, Bioimaging and Spectroscopy, AD is author of more than 400 international ISI publications, H index 48, > 11000 citations. He was the President Elect of OWLS (Optics Within Life Sciences) ,Appointed Vice President of ICO (International Commission of Optics), past President of EBSA (European Biophysical Societies' Association, and he was member of the International Relations Committee of the Biophysical Society, AD has been invited as speaker to more than 300 international conferences. Recently he was the co-organizer of a World Conference on Microscopy, FOM2003, SIF 2008 (Italian Physical Society) and of EBSA 2009 ( He was visiting scientist at Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Polytechnich University of Bucharest, Romania, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. AD was chairman of the OWLS conference 2012 and of MAF2013. AD is SPIE Fellow, OSA and IEEE Senior Member. AD received the Emily G. Gray Award of the Biophysical Society on 2014. AD is President of the Scientific Council of Festival of Science,
Publications (43)

Proceedings Article | 13 March 2019
Proc. SPIE. 10905, Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XXIV
KEYWORDS: Optical components, Diffraction, Beam splitters, Optical lithography, Doppler effect, Laser processing, Beam shaping, Acoustics, Acousto-optics, Liquids

Proceedings Article | 8 March 2019
Proc. SPIE. 10926, Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics XVI
KEYWORDS: Optical components, Diffraction, Super resolution, Sensors, Microscopy, Optical microscopy, Atomic force microscopy, Objectives, Optical resolution, Nanolithography

Proceedings Article | 4 March 2019
Proc. SPIE. 10882, Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XIX
KEYWORDS: Second-harmonic generation, Multiphoton microscopy, Ultraviolet radiation, Microscopy, Luminescence, Organisms, Optical microscopy, Harmonic generation, Polarization control, Multiphoton fluorescence microscopy

Proceedings Article | 22 February 2019
Proc. SPIE. 10882, Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XIX
KEYWORDS: Confocal microscopy, Microscopes, Super resolution, Image segmentation, Microscopy, Molecules, Super resolution microscopy, Fluorescence lifetime imaging, Spatial resolution, Stimulated emission depletion microscopy

Proceedings Article | 24 May 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10679, Optics, Photonics, and Digital Technologies for Imaging Applications V
KEYWORDS: Confocal microscopy, Microscopes, Optical transfer functions, Point spread functions, Sensors, Microscopy, Luminescence, Image resolution, Detector arrays, Signal detection

Proceedings Article | 14 March 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10498, Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XVIII
KEYWORDS: Microscopes, Second-harmonic generation, Multiphoton microscopy, Microscopy, Luminescence, Optical microscopy, Temporal resolution, Spatial resolution, Multiphoton fluorescence microscopy, Liquids

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Conference Committee Involvement (37)
Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XX
1 February 2020 | San Francisco, California, United States
Optical Methods for Inspection, Characterization, and Imaging of Biomaterials IV
24 June 2019 | Munich, Germany
Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XIX
3 February 2019 | San Francisco, California, United States
Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy VI
19 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XVIII
28 January 2018 | San Francisco, California, United States
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