Dr. Federico Rosei
Professor and Director
SPIE Involvement:
Fellow status | Senior status | Conference Program Committee
Area of Expertise:
nanostructured materials , organic electronics , solar materials and devices , nanophotonics , scanning probe microscopy , third generation photovoltaics
Profile Summary

Federico Rosei is Professor and Director of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications, Varennes (QC) Canada. Since January 2014 he holds the UNESCO Chair in Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage and since May 2016 he holds the (senior) Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Materials. He received MSc (1996) and PhD (2001) from the University of Rome La Sapienza.
Dr. Rosei’s research interests focus on structure/property relationships in nanoscale materials and their integration in devices. He has published over 235 articles in prestigious international journals, has been invited to speak at over 230 international conferences and has given over 200 seminars and colloquia and 30 public lectures in 42 countries on all inhabited continents. His publications have been cited over 7700 times (H index 47).
He is Fellow of: the Royal Society of Canada, the European Academy of Sciences, the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, SPIE, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, ASM International, the Engineering Institute of Canada, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Physics, the Australian Institute of Physics, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Honorary Fellow of the Chinese Chemical Society and Senior Member of IEEE.
He has received several awards and honours, including a Bessel Award (Humboldt Foundation), the Rutherford Medal in Chemistry (Royal Society of Canada), the Herzberg Medal (Canadian Association of Physics), the Award for Excellence in Materials Chemistry and the Polanyi Award (Canadian Society for Chemistry), the NSERC EWR Steacie Memorial Fellowship, the Vasconcelos Award for Education (World Cultural Council), the Chang Jiang Scholar Award (China), the Khwarizmi International Award (Iran), the Recognition for Excellence in Leadership (American Vacuum Society) and the Selby Fellowship (Australian Academy of Science).
Conference Committee Involvement (3)
Oxide-based Materials and Devices X
3 February 2019 | San Francisco, California, United States
Synthesis and Photonics of Nanoscale Materials XIII
15 February 2016 | San Francisco, California, United States
Synthesis and Photonics of Nanoscale Materials XII
8 February 2015 | San Francisco, California, United States
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