Francesco Driussi received the Ph.D in Electronics from the Università degli Studi di Udine (Italy) and 2004. Since October 2018, he is Associate Professor at the Polytechnic Department of Engineering and Architecture (DPIA) of the Università degli Studi di Udine. Previously, he has been Research Associate for the same department (2005-18) and he was also Visiting Scientist at Philips Research Leuven in the IMEC research center in Belgium (2003).

Francesco Driussi’s activity is in the field of device level characterization and physics-based modeling of nano and microelectronic devices. In particular, he is an expert in the design of experiments and development of characterization techniques for emerging nanoelectronic technologies. His modeling activity supports the experimental characterization in the development of novel device architectures and materials for nanoelectronic applications, including memory cells, advanced CMOS transistors and sensors, 2D material-based devices and ferroelectric memristors for neuromorphic computing.

During his activity, Francesco Driussi has been collaborated with important Semiconductor companies (NXP, ST Microelectronics), European Research centers (CEA-Leti, France; KTH, Sweden; AMICA-AMO and NaMLab, Germany; IMEC, Belgium; IMM-CNR and Elettra, Italy) and prestigious European Universities. He has also been involved in several Research Projects funded by the EU or the Italian Ministry for University Education and Research (MIUR).

Francesco Driussi co-authored more than 100 peer-review research articles and he is Associate Editor for Frontiers in Electronics. He also serves as reviewer for more than 15 international journals and he is or has been part of the Technical Committees of important Conferences in the field of semiconductors (IEDM, ICMTS).