Ongoing Projects

  • SOCIO USIAS Fellowship "2D materialS-based cementitiOus Composites for multifunctional cIvil engineering applicatiOns", 2020–2022 (as PI)
  • GRAPHEME ERC Proof of Concept Grant "Graphene and related materials membranes for efficient removal of toxic cations from water", 2020–2021 (as PI)
  • PROSPECT FLAG-ERA "PatteRned cOatings based on 2D materials benzoxazine reSin hybrids for broad range Pressure detECTion", 2020–2023 (as PI)
  • Graphene Core 3 FET Flagship, 2020–2023 (as PI and Work Package Deputy Leader)
  • ULTIMATE Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network "Bottom-Up generation of atomicalLy precise syntheTIc 2D MATerials for high performance in energy and Electronic applications – A multi-site innovative training action", 2019–2023 (as Coordinator)
  • SUPRA2DMAT ERC Advanced Grant "Supramolecular engineering of multifunctional systems and devices: the molecular approach to 2D materials", 2019–2024 (as PI)
  • UHMob Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network "Ultra-high Charge Carrier Mobility to Elucidate Transport Mechanisms in Molecular Semiconductors", 2019–2023 (as PI)
  • BORGES Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network "Biosensing with ORGanic ElectronicS", 2019–2022 (as PI)
  • MX-OSMOPED FLAG-ERA "MXene–organic semiconductor blends for high-mobility printed organic electronic devices", 2018–2021 (as PI)
  • AMI EuroNanoMed III "Antidrug-antibody and drug Molecular detection in Inflammatory diseases with organic electronics platform", 2018–2021 (as PI)
  • DecoChrom Innovation Action "Decorative Applications for Self-Organized Molecular Electrochromic Systems", 2018–2021 (as PI)


Completed Projects

  • STELLAR Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship "multireSponsive hybrid Transition mEtaL dichaLcogenides-bAsed optoelectRonics – A European Fellowship for career development", 2018–2020 (as Supervisor)
  • Graphene Core 2 FET Flagship, 2018–2020 (as PI, Work Package Deputy Leader and Spearhead Project Coordinator)
  • SYNCHRONICS Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network "SupramolecularlY eNgineered arCHitectures for optoelectRonics and photONICS: a multi-site initial training action", 2015–2019 (as PI)
  • FlexNanoOLED ERC Proof of Concept Grant "ITO-free multi-coloured nanoscale engineered OLEDs for large-area flexible lighting and full-colour active-matrix displays", 2017–2019 (as PI)
  • iSwitch Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network "Integrated self-assembled SWITCHable systems and materials: towards responsive organic electronics – a multi-site innovative training action", 2015–2018 (as Coordinator)
  • MODIGLIANI M-ERA.NET "Modelling Photoswitchable Organic-Graphene Hybrids", 2015–2018 (as PI)
  • MULTI2DSWITCH Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship "MULTIfunctional optoelectronic devices based on hybrid heterostructures of 2D materials and photochromic SWITCHes", 2016–2018 (as Supervisor)
  • Graphene Core 1 FET Flagship, 2016–2018 (as PI and Work Package Deputy Leader)
  • SACS NMP-STREP "Self-Assembly in Confined Space", 2012–2016 (as co-PI)
  • MOLARNET ICT-STREP "Molecular Architectures for QCA-inspired Boolean Networks", 2012–2016 (as PI)
  • GALACTIC Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship "Graphene bAsed switchabLe mAterials - towards responsive eleCTronICs: An Intra-European Fellowship for career development", 2014–2016 (as Supervisor)
  • Graphene FET Flagship, 2013–2016 (as PI)
  • SUPRAFUNCTION ERC Starting Grant "Supramolecular materials for organic electronics: unravelling the architecture vs. function relationship", 2011–2016 (as PI)
  • UPGRADE FET-Open "bottom-UP blueprinting GRAphene baseD Electronics", 2013–2016 (Coordinator: Dr. Emanuele Orgiu)
  • MULTITUDES Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship "MULTIfuncTional organic electronics throUgh nanoscale controlleD bottom-up tailoring of interfacES: an intra-european fellowship for career development", 2013–2015 (as Supervisor)
  • GENIUS Marie Curie Initial Training Network "GraphenE-orgaNIc hybrid architectures for organic electronics: a mUlti-Site initial training action", 2010–2014 (as PI)
  • RESPONSIVE Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship "Responsive Field-Effect Transistors: A Life-Long Training Career Development action", 2013–2014 (as Supervisor)
  • GREAT Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship "GRaphene supramolEculAr elecTronics: a life-long training Career development project", 2012–2014 (as Supervisor)
  • SUPERIOR Marie Curie Initial Training Network "SUPramolEculaR functional nanoscale architectures for Organic electronics: a multi-site initial tRaining action", 2009–2013 (as Coordinator)
  • SENSORS NanoSci-ERA "SEmicoNducting SupramOlecular nanoscale wiRes and field-effect TransistorS", 2009–2012 (as Coordinator)
  • COST Action MP0802 "Self-assembled guanosine structures for molecular electronic devices", 2009–2012 (as PI)
  • ONE-P NMP-IP "Organic Nanomaterials for Electronics and Photonics", 2009–2011 (as PI)
  • OPTSUFET Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship "OPtically Tuneable SUpramolecular Field-Effect Transistors: a life-long training and career development action", 2009–2011 (as Supervisor)
  • HESPERUS Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship "Hierarchical self-assembly of electroactive supramolecular systems on pre-patterned surfaces: multifunctional architectures for organic FETs", 2008–2010 (as Supervisor)
  • SUPRAMATES ESF-SONS 2 "SUPRAmolecular MATerials for new functional StructurES", 2007–2010 (as Coordinator)
  • THREADMILL Marie Curie Research Training Network "THREADed Molecular wIres as supramoLecularly engineered muLtifunctional Materials", 2006–2010 (as PI)
  • PRAIRIES Marie Curie Research Training Network "suPRAmolecular hIeraRchIcal self-assembly of organic molecules onto surfaces towards bottom-up nanodevicES: a host-driven action", 2006–2010 (as PI)
  • SURCONFOLD ERA-Chemisty "Hierarchical self-assembly based on SURface-CONfined FOLDamers: a bottom-up approach to nanopatterning", 2006–2008 (as PI)
  • FORCE-TOOL NMP-STREP "Multipurpose force tool for quantitative nanoscale analysis and manipulation of biomolecular, polymeric and heterogeneous materials", 2005–2008 (as co-PI)
  • SUPER Marie Curie Early Stage Training "SUPramolecular dEvices at suRfaces", 2004–2008 (as PI and co-Coordinator)
  • SUPER Bilateral Project CNR-CNRS "SUPramolecular dEvices at suRfaces", 2004–2005 (as PI)
  • BIONICS ESF-SONS "BIo-Organics NanostructurIng for molecular electroniCS", 2003–2006 (as PI)


22 January 2021

Francesca Urban receives her PhD after successfully defending his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Urban!

18 January 2021

Anna Zhuravlova and Taylan Karakoç join the group as Master 2 Students from the Université de Strasbourg, and Shubham Tanwar as a Visiting Early-Stage Researcher from IBEC, Spain. Welcome, Anna, Taylan and Shubham!

4 January 2021

Włodzimierz Czepa joins the group as a Visiting PhD Student from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland. Welcome back, Wlodek!

1 January 2021

Happy New Year 2021!

14 December 2020

Cosimo Anichini receives his PhD after successfully defending his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Anichini!


Latest Publications

G. Reina, D. Iglesias, P. Samorì, A. Bianco, "Graphene: a disruptive opportunity for COVID-19 and future pandemics?", Adv. Mater., 2021, in press.

L. Cusin, H. Peng, A. Ciesielski, P. Samorì, "Chemical Conversion and Locking of the Imine Linkage: Enhancing the Functionality of Covalent Organic Frameworks", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, in press.

A. Kovtun, A. Candini, A. Vianelli, A. Boschi, S. Dell’Elce, M. Gobbi, K. H. Kim, S. Lara Avila, P. Samorì, M. Affronte, A. Liscio, V. Palermo, "Multiscale Charge Transport in van der Waals Thin Films: Reduced Graphene Oxide as a Case Study", ACS Nano, 2021, in press.

C.-B. Huang, Y. Yao, V. Montes-García, M.-A. Stoeckel, M. Von Holst, A. Ciesielski, P. Samorì, "Highly Sensitive Strain Sensors Based on Molecules–Gold Nanoparticles Networks for High‐Resolution Human Pulse Analysis", Small, 2021, in press. Featured in Hot Topic: Gold.

S. El Yakhlifi, M.-L. Alfieri, Y. Arntz, M. Eredia, A. Ciesielski, P. Samorì, M. d’Ischia, V. Ball, "Oxidant-dependent antioxidant activity of polydopamine films: The chemistry-morphology interplay", Colloids Surf. A, 2021, 614, 126134. Link to article and accepted manuscript (open access).