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Dr. Giorgio Signorello 

This person is working in this group since 2019.
Affiliation: Ghent University - imec
Department of Information Technology (INTEC)
Address: Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven
Office: imec,
E-mail: Giorgio.Signorello@imec.be
ResearchGateID: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Giorgio_Signorello
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/signorello/
Personal Homepage: https://sites.google.com/view/signorello
Research Area: gas sensing
Promotor: Gunther Roelkens
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My work is focused on identifying industrial challenges which can be addressed with spectroscopic gas sensing and leveraging the silicon photonics platform.
Throughout my career I worked on different topics at the intersection between technology and applied physics. I developed optical sensor technology at ABB Corporate Research (Switzerland) and contributed to establishing MicroGauge AG, a vacuum pressure sensor technology start-up (Switzerland). At IBM Research (Switzerland) I studied the effect of stress on III-V devices and monolithic semiconductor integration. At ABB Corporate Research (Switzerland) I tested contact materials for high-voltage circuit breakers. My passion for technology started fabricating and measuring high TC superconducting devices at the Microtechnology Center at Chalmers MC2 (Sweden). I was awarded with a PhD from University of Basel (Switzerland) in 2013 and the METAS prize 2014 for Metrology from the Swiss Physical Society. I studied physics engineering at Politenico di Milano (Italy) and nanoscience at Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden).

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