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 Professor Luigi Zeni

Luigi Zeni is full professor of electronics at the Second University of Naples and president of the Research Consortium on Advanced Remote Sensing Systems – CO.RI.S.T.A. (

He  took his degree in Electronic Engineering, summa cum laude, from University of Naples in 1988 and his Ph.D. in Electronics and Computer Science, from Italian Ministry of University, in 1992.

He worked, in 1994, at DIMES (Delft Institute of Microelectronics and Submicrontechnology) of Technical University of DELFT (The Netherlands) as a visiting scientist.

He has been national coordinator of PRIN projects, funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR) in 2000 and 2005, has been scientific coordinator of several research contracts with public and private institutions and responsible for projects funded within the 7th Framework Program of the European Union.

He serves as reviewer for several international journals.

He is reviewer for MIUR projects and industrial research projects and European Research Council projects, as well. 

He has been member of the Management Committee of the COST 299 “Optical fibers for new challenges facing the information society” of the European Union and of the Management Committee of the COST TD1001 ”Novel and Reliable Optical Fiber Sensor Systems for Future Security and Safety Applications (OFSESA)”.

His teaching activity includes digital electronics and optoelectronics.

His research interests include the design and realization of optical fiber sensors and integrated optoelectronic devices.

He is author of about 130 papers in international journals, more than 120 publications at international conferences and 10 patents.

He is co-founder of OPTOSENSING.

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