He is full Professor of Electronics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia since 2006. Since 2008 he has been with the Department of Sciences and Methods for Engineering (DISMI), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. In 2008 he was elevated to the grade of Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices for the Compound Semiconductor Devices section.
His research interests are in GaN-based field-effect transistors for power RF and power switching applications, InGaN/GaN blu light-emitting diodes, InGaAs MOSFETs for post-11-nm CMOS technology nodes and Si radiation detectors.

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