Vittorio Pellegrini is senior tenured researcher at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Genova and director of the IIT Graphene Labs. He is the chair of the executive committee of the European flagship project on graphene. He is also the Italian representative of the flagship and leader of the work-package ENERGY STORAGE.
Vittorio Pellegrini has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers. He gave more than 60 invited/keynote talks. He was Fellow of the Italian Academy at Columbia University (USA) in 2008, Winner of Campisano prize for condensed matter physics of the CNR in 2008. Director of the CNR international schools on low-dimensional system in 2008, 2010 and 2011. He has been the coordinator and local coordinator of several FET, Marie Curie ITN projects and national projects.
Vittorio Pellegrini is also active in scientific divulgation. He has published several articles for the general public in Italian newspapers and routinely gives talks at science festivals and at other public events. He is co-funder of the start-up BeDimensional (www.bedimensional.it)