Professor of Nanotechnology, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Andrea Ferrari is Professor of Nanotechnology in the Engineering Department and Nanoscience Centre of the University of Cambridge, and Head of the Nanomaterials and Spectroscopy group. He is also Professorial Fellow of Pembroke College.
His research interests include nanomaterials growth, modelling, characterisation, and devices. In particular, he focuses on graphene, nanotubes, diamond-like carbon, and nanowires for applications in electronics and photonics. He has been awarded the Royal Society Brian Mercer Award for Innovation, the European Union Marie Curie Excellence Award, the Philip Leverhulme Prize, the EU-40 Materials Prize, The Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, and the Fellowship of the American Physical Society for his work on carbon nanotechnology.