Carbon Nanotechnology Division
Institute of Advanced Technologies (ITA), Italy
Giulia Lanzara is a Research Associate at Stanford University in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2009 to date) and the Scientific Director of the Carbon Nanotechnology Division at the Institute of Advanced Technologies (Italy) (2007 to date). She was a PostDoctoral Scholar at Stanford University from 2006-2009. In 2006 she got her PhD degree in Structural Engineering at Sapienza University of Rome in collaboration with Stanford University where she conducted her experimental studies on carbon nanotubes. She got her MS in Civil, Structural Engineering at the University of Rome. She is the primary inventor of a Pending Patent filed by Stanford University for the realization of stretchable electronics and bio-inspired materials, and of 2 pending patents recently disclosed to Stanford University, on the field of microtechnologies and carbon nanotubes-based sensors and materials. She was recently awarded by the NSF (USA) as invited speaker at the Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring and Control in Amman (2010), she was awarded at the Made New in Italy competition among the best 10 inventions in Nanotechnologies and Materials (2009), she got an Award (2006) by the National Science Foundation (NSF, USA) for her research in the field of carbon nanotubes, and a recognition from the Hong Kong Machinery and Metal Industry (2007). She was awarded a fellowship from the NSF (2006,USA), a National PhD fellowship (Rome University) and a fellowship for international studies (Rome University). She has been selected for the 2011 Who’s Who in America. She has been awarded several research projects founded by National and International Institutions (NASA, AFOSR, NSF, South Korean Air Force etc.) in the field of nano and micro-technologies, as team leader, PI or Co-PI.She was invited as a speaker to several conferences in the nanotechnologies field, she has been a referee for conferences, Journals, and Books in the same field. She was part of the organization of 3 international Workshops at Stanford University, and she is a member of AIAA. Her research results have been published in top scientific Journals including Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.
Her research interests are related to nanotechnologies for the realization of advanced materials, bio-inspired materials as well for the realization of novel energy storage devices and nanomedicine applications.