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Department of Engineering

Prof. Andrea C. Ferrari


Andrea C. Ferrari

Professor of Nanotechnology

Academic Division: Electrical Engineering

Research group: Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science

Telephone: +44 1223 7 48351



Research interests

Professor Ferrari research interests include nanomaterials growth, modelling, characterization, and devices. In particular, he focuses on graphene, nanotubes, diamond-like carbon, and nanowires for applications in electronics and photonics.


Andrea C. Ferrari earned a PhD in electrical engineering from Cambridge University, after a Laurea in Nuclear Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He is Professor of Nanotechnology and head of the Nanomaterials and Spectroscopy group at the Department of Engineering and Nanoscience Centre of Cambridge University.  He is the founding Director of the Cambridge Graphene Centre.  He is Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge, Fellow of the American Physical Society, and Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder.  He is also the Chairman of the Executive Board of the EU Graphene Flagship.