Liberato Manna received his PhD in Chemistry in 2001 from the University of Bari (Italy) and worked at UC Berkeley as visiting student and then at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab as postdoc until 2003. He was then scientist at the National Nanotechnology Lab in Lecce (Italy) and in 2009 he moved to the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Genova (Italy) as director of the Nanochemistry Department. Since 2010 he is also part-time professor at TU Delft (The Netherlands). Currently he is also Deputy Director of IIT for the Materials and Nanotechnology programs.


The ANNIC 2017 Scientific Committee is composed of experienced Professors and Doctors who are in charge of assessing the submitted papers based on the peer review method.

More Scientific Committee Members will be announced soon…

Dr. Andrea Liscio


Prof. Andrei Kanaev

LSPM CNRS, University Paris 13, France

Dr. Fernando Torres Andón

Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Italy

Dr. Nancy Ranxing Li

Massettusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Dr. Pablo Alonso-González

University of Oviedo, Spain

Prof. Sergey A. Maksimenko

Belarusian State University – Institute for Nuclear Problems, Byelorussia

Prof. Anna Maria Fadda

University of Cagliari, Italy

Prof. Yoshinobu Baba

Nagoya University, Japan

Prof. Fernando Calle

Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain

Dr. Kadic Muamer

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Prof. Philippe Djemia

LSPM CNRS and University Paris 13, France

Dr. Daniel Granados

IMDEA Nanoscience, Spain

Dr. Maurizio Ferrari

IFN-CNR, Italy

Dr. Vladimir Baulin

Rovira i Virgili University, Spain

Prof. Daniele Sanvitto

CNR – NANOTEC, Institute of Nanotechnology, Italy

Prof. Masami Furuuchi

Kanazawa University, Japan

Dr. Luda Wang

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Dongyang Li

University of Alberta, Canada

Prof. David Sinton

University of Toronto, Canada

Prof. Hans Fecht 

ULM University, Germany

Dr. Henrique Faneca

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Dr. Maria Tchernycheva

CNRS, University Paris Sud, France

Dr. RongPing Wang

Australian National University, Australia

Dr. Antonio Tejeda Gala

CNRS, University Paris Sud, France

Prof. Elisabetta Comini

Università degli studi di Brescia, Italy

Prof. Alexander Obraztsov

M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Prof. Maxim Ryzhii

University of Aizu, Japan

Dr. Andrei Schliwa

Technical University Berlin, Germany

Dr. Fabrice P. Laussy

University of Wolverhampton, UK

Dr. Robert S Maxwell

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

Prof. Rogério Gaspar

University of Lisbon, Portugal

Prof. Grzegorz Karczewski

IFPAN, Polnad

Dr. Enrico Ferrari

University of Lincoln, UK

Prof. Serge Ostrovidov

Tohoku University, Japan

Prof. Ahmed Al-Ghamdi

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Christophe Thibault

LAAS, France

Dr. Yang Xi

Thinfilm Electronics Inc., USA

Dr. Rahul Mane

Shivaji University, India

Dr. Nirali Gondaliya

Shri S’ad Vidya Mandal Institute Of Technology, India

Dr. Beddiaf Zaidi

University of Batna 1, Algeria

Prof. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad

Ghulam Ishaq Khan institute of engineering sciences and technology, Pakistan

Prof. Mehrdad Yazdani-Pedram

Universidad de Chile, Chile

Prof. Saif Islam

University of California – Davis, USA

Dr. Carmelina Ruggiero

University of Genoa, Italy

Dr. Helena F Florindo

Faculty of Pharmacy University of Lisbon, Portugal

Dr. Mallikarjuna Nadagouda

US Environmental Protection Agency, USA

Dr. Simarjeet Saini

University of Waterloo, Canada

Prof. Pui-Tak Leung

Portland State University, USA

Prof. Richard Curry

University of Surrey, UK

Dr. Luca Businaro

CNR – Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnologies, Italy

Dr. Luigi Sirleto

Institute for microelectronics and microsystems/CNR, Italy

Dr. Claude Durrieu

ENTPE, France

Prof. Bart Partoens

University of Antwerp, Belgium

Dr. Christoph Adelmann

IMEC, Belgium

Dr. Thierry Baron

Microelectronics Technologies Laboratory – CNRS, France