Francesco Stellacci is Constellium Professor and Head of the Supramolecular Nanomaterials and Interfaces Laboratory at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
Francesco completed a doctorate in materials engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 1998. He continued his post-doctorate studies at the University of Arizona before joining the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002 as an assistant professor. In 2010 he moved to the Institute of Materials at EPFL in Lausanne as a full professor.
Francesco has received several awards for his work at MIT and was listed in 2005 in the Technology Review as one of the “Top 35 Innovators under 35”, and named in 2007 among the “Brilliant 10” by Popular Science Magazine.