Carlo Altucci

Carlo Altucci is Associate Professor of Applied Physics at the Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Department of Physics “Ettore Pancini. He is presently teaching Applied Physics and Informatics for the Bachelor in Bioindustrial Biotechnology and Photonics for the master and PhD in Physics.

He is member of the Physics Ph.D School. He has been member of the governing board of the Physics Department (2012-2015) still belonging to the committee assuring the quality of the Research.

Since 2014 he is collaborating with AVA and ANVUR, the agencies of the Italian government in charge for evaluating research centers, universities and quality of researchers. He is Editor of the Journal of Modern Optics (Taylor&Francis). He is a member of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and the European Science Foundation (ESF). On 2015 he has been appointed Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society (APS).

He is referee of PRIN/FIRB projects from the Italian Ministry of Research and Education and EU-project for the EU FP7 and H2020 programmes.

Carlo Altucci’s research has been granted with International and National funds such as FP7 and PON respectively, raising about 1.4 M€ over the last seven years.

Since 2014 he is affiliated to the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN), being a member of the GINGER (Gyroscopes IN GEneral Relativity) Collaboration.

His research focuses on several topics there including: laser-soft matter interactions, sensing and biosensing, two-D materials (such as graphene and similar), high field and attosecond physics, ultrafast spectroscopy, nonlinear and quantum optics.

He authored about 130 articles published in international peer-reviewed journals and the book “Introduction to Matter Physics”, rather widespread in the Italian master courses in Physics (see also the web site He is the inventor, as a member of Epi-C, of a biosensor for specific Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons detection actually pending at the Italian Patent Office (January 2016).

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