ACADEMICS
SERGIO CASERTA
FILIPPO CAUSA
MARIO CESARELLI
DIEGO DI BERNARDO
FANNY FICUCIELLO
MASSIMILIANO FRALDI
FRANCESCO GENTILE
NINO GRIZZUTI
STEFANO GUIDO
GIOVANNI IANNIRUBERTO
PIER LUCA MAFFETTONE
COSTANTINO MENNA
PAOLO A. NETTI
SILVIA PARISI
MARGHERITA RUOPPOLO
TOMMASO RUSSO
BRUNO SICILIANO
GIOVANNA TOMAIUOLO
MAURIZIO VENTRE
Francesco Gentile Francesco Gentile (FG) was born in Cosenza, Italy, in 1977. FG’s degrees are in Mechanical Engineering (MS, Cosenza, Italy, 2003) and Biomedical Engineering (PhD, Catanzaro, Italy, 2008). FG is from 2014 an Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the University Federico II in Naples. FG is research associate at the University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro from 2011. FG has been a post doc (2010-2012) and then a team leader (2013) at the Nanostructures department, italian institute of technology (iit) in Genova. He has been a post doc fellow at the University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro (2008-2010). He has been a visiting Scholar at (i) the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, the University of Texas, Houston, Tx (USA) (2007); (ii) the multidisciplinary Synchrotron Light Laboratory, Trieste, Italy (2004-2005); (iii) the Biomedical Engineering Center, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (USA) (2004). FG does research in biomedical nanotechnology.
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SELECTED PUBBLICATIONS:
  1. Coppedè, N.; Villani, M.; Gentile, F. Diffusion Driven Selectivity in Organic Electrochemical Transistors. Scientific Reports 2014, 4(4297), 1-7.
  2. Bruno, L.; Decuzzi, P.; Gentile, F. Stress distribution retrieval in granular materials: A multi-scale model and digital image correlation measurements. Optics and Lasers in Engineering 2016, 76, 17-26.
  3. Gentile, F.; Coluccio, M.L.; Zaccaria, R.P.; Francardi, M.; Cojoc, G.; Perozziello, G.; Raimondo, R.; Candeloroa, P.; Fabrizio, E.D. Selective on site separation and detection of molecules in diluted solutions with superhydrophobic clusters of plasmonic nanoparticles. Nanoscale 2014, 6, 8208-8225.
  4. Marinaro, G.; La Rocca, R.; Toma, A.; Barberio, M.; Cancedda, L.; Di Fabrizio, E.; Decuzzi, P.; Gentile, F. Networks of Neuroblastoma Cells on Porous Silicon Substrates Reveal a Small World Topology. Integrative Biology 2015, 7(2), 184-97.
  5. Gentile, F.; Tirinato, L.; Battista, E.; Causa, F.; Liberale, C.; Di Fabrizio, E.; Decuzzi, P. Cells preferentially grow on rough substrates. Biomaterials 2010, 31(28), 7205-12.