Dr Luigi Occhipinti is Director of Research at Cambridge University, Engineering Department. He joined the University of Cambridge in April 2014. Prior to that he was Senior Group Manager and R&D Programs Director at STMicroelectronics. He developed science and innovation for more than 20 years in emerging technology areas for the post-CMOS roadmap, smart systems heterogeneous integration, polymer and printed electronics.
Since February 2018, he serves as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Cambridge Graphene Centre, University of Cambridge.
He also serves as CEO and Director of Engineering of Cambridge Innovation Technologies Consulting (CITC Ltd), a Cambridge-based medical and healthcare research venture, and as Non-Exec Director of Zinergy UK, another Cambridge-based start-up manufacturing printed flexible energy storage devices.
Luigi's research track record encompasses emerging nanomaterials, biocompatible and biodegradable devices and electronics manufacturing on flexible and stretchable substrates.
Luigi has authored and co-authored more than 90 peer-review papers, 2 book chapters, 2 international standards and is inventor or co-inventor of 40 patent families. Google Scholar: h-index 23, Citations >2980 (>2041 since 2014). He is co-editor of the Cambridge Elements Series on "Flexible and Large-Area Electronics" published by Cambridge University Press.