06/2012 - present
Professor of Semiconductor Physics at the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria.
08/2007 – 05/2012
Head of the „Quantum Dots Group“ at IIN-IFW
04/2007 – 07/2007
Researcher and group leader at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences IIN, IFW Dresden, Dresden, Germany
12/2005 – 03/2007
Head of the „Quantum Dots Group“ in the MBE group at MPI-FKF
01/2003 – 11/2005
Post-Doc in the MBE group of Prof. O.G. Schmidt, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung (MPI-FKF), Stuttgart, Germany
2003 (Feb. 25th)
PhD in Physics, Supervisor Prof. F. Marabelli, Title: "Morphological evolution of SiGe islands on Si(001)"
08/2002 – 12/2002
Stay at the Politecnico di Milano, Como, Italy (Laboratory for Epitaxial Nanostructures on Silicon and Spintronics, Group of Prof. Dr. H. von Känel)
05/2002 – 07/2002
Undergraduate Marie-Curie Fellow at the Technical University of Tampere, Finland (Optoelectronic Research Center, Group of Prof. M. Pessa)
10/2000 – 04/2002
Stay at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) of Zürich, Switzerland (Laboratory for Solid State Research, Group of Prof. H. von Känel)
10/1999 – 12/2002
PhD student in Physics at the University of Pavia, Italy
1998 (July 16th)
“Laurea” (“Diplom”) in Physics at the University of Bologna (final note 110/110 cum laude) - Title: "Study of the inelastic interaction of high energy muons with the MACRO experiment at Gran Sasso"
10/1993 – 07/1998
Studying Physics at the University of Bologna and Camerino (Italy)