Dr. Vito Mocella
Vito Mocella graduated (Laurea) in Electronic Engineering at the "Federico II" University of Naples in 1995, in 1999 he got the French Ph.D (Doctorat) in Physics working at European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France. From 1999 to 2001 he worked with Optics Group of ESRF and with SRI-CAT Group of the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne Illinois (USA). In 2002 he joined the National Council of Research (CNR) in Naples working on photonic crystal and metamaterials in particular on negative refraction based effects and devices. In november 2006 he has been nominated Cavaliere all'Ordine del Merito della Repubblica from the Italian President Giorgio Napolitano .