Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Carlo Ricciardi graduated in Physics in April 2000 at University of Torino receiving a mark of 110/110 cum laude, with a thesis work on “CVD Diamond X-ray micro-dosimeters”.

In 2003 he got his Ph.D. in Physics at Politecnico di Torino with a thesis work on “CVD growth and characterization of 3C-SiC thin film”.

In 2007 he was hired as Assistant Professor and from 2014 he is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino, where he holds the class of “Micro and Nano Technology applied to Biomedicine, Environment and Energy”.

C. Ricciardi is a researcher working at the Materials and Microsystems Laboratory of Politecnico di Torino ( and he also serves as Scientific Referee for the national Centre of Excellence LATEMAR (

His main research interests are: i) memristors-based neuromorphic systems; ii) micro/nano-mechanical devices for innovative biological and chemical sensors, iii) synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials.

C Ricciardi is co-author of more than 60 papers on international peer-reviewed journals with impact factor, and referee of some of the most important journals dealing with material science and sensing technology. His H-factor without self-citations is 14.

He’s member of the Academic Board of Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications and Physics (Bachelor and Master), and member of the Academic Board of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering (PhD) at Politecnico di Torino.

He is tutor for several Master, Ph.D. and post-doc students.