Federico Rosei


Telephone: +1 (514) 228-8246
Fax: +1 (450) 929-8102

Research areas: Nanostructured Materials, Surface Science, Organic Electronics, Nanoelectronics, Multifunctional Materials, Functional Nanomaterials, Photovoltaic Materials and Devices.

Research sub-fields: Quantum dots, Supramolecular Assemblies, Biomaterials, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Surface-Confined Reactions, Surface-Confined Polymerization.


02/2001: PhD in Materials Physics from Univ. of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Italy (supervisor Prof. A. Balzarotti): “Growth and Characterization of Ge/Si(111) Nanostructures”

02/1996: MSc in Physics from Univ. of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Rome, Italy (supervisor Prof. G. Stefani“(e,2e) coincidence spectroscopy from solid surfaces”

Professional career:

06/2011 – Present       Director, INRS–EMT, Univ. du Québec, Varennes, Canada

06/2009 – Present       Full Professor, INRS–EMT, Univ. du Québec, Varennes, Canada

06/2004 – 05/2009     Associate Professor, INRS–EMT, Univ. du Québec, Varennes, Canada

05/2002 – 05/2004     Assistant Professor, INRS–EMT, Univ. du Québec, Varennes, Canada

11/2000 – 04/2002     Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark (w/ F. Besenbacher)

Editorial Activities:

Associate Editor, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, RSC, July 2014 – Present

Editor, Applied Surface Science (Elsevier), Jan. 2012 – June 2014

Board Membership (7): Int. J. Nanoscience (Managing Editor 2008–2009), J. Nanotech., Res. Lett. Nanotech., J. Exp. Nanoscience, J. of Nanotechnology, Open Appl. Phys. J., J. Cryst. Phys. & Chem., Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology, Rev. Adv. Sci. & Eng., Nanomaterials & Nanosciences.

Refereeing activities:

Manuscripts for: Science, Nature Mater., Nature Chem., Nature Nano., Nature Phot, Nature Comm., Angew. Chemie, Phys Rev Lett, NanoLetters, J Am Chem Soc, Adv Mater, Adv Func Mater, Chem Rev, Small, Chem Mater, Chem Comm, Acc Chem Res, ACS Appl Mater Interf, J Phys Chem B & C, Langmuir, Phys Rev B & E, Appl Phys Lett, ACS Nano, J Chem Phys, J Mater Chem A & C, Nanotechnology, IEEE Transactions in Nanotech., Chem Phys Lett, Surf Science, Appl Surf Sci, Carbon, Materials Today, Adv. Healthcare Mater., Physica E, Org Electronics, J Vac Sci Tech, J. Phys. C & D, Electrochem Comm, Phys Stat Solidi, Acta Materialia, Synth Met, Microel Eng., J All Comp, Mat Sci Eng C., Thin Solid Films, New J Phys, J Elect Spectr Rel Phen, Plasma Proc. & Polymers, Biotech & Bioeng., J Mater Res, J Eur Cer Soc, J Exp Nanoscience, J Nanosci Nanotech, Superlattices & Microstructures, JM3, J Electrochem Soc, J Sc Probe Micr, Sci Tech Adv Mat, J Kor Phys Soc, J Mater Sci, J Photochem Photobio, Colloids & Surfaces, Cryst Growth & Design, ChemPhysChem, MRS Symp Proc, J Nanopart Res.

Research proposals for: NSF [panelist], DoE (US); European Science Foundation; EU FP6 [panelist]; EU–ERANano [panelist]; NSERC [panelist], Ontario Research Fund [panelist], DFAIT, Canada Research Chairs, Killam Fellowships (Canada); FQRNT (Quebec); ASTAR, NRF, NUS (Singapore); CNR (Italy); FOM (Netherlands); FWF (Austria); ACS–PRF; FWO (Flanders); Hong Kong Research Grants Council; City University of Hong Kong.

PhD External Examiner: Trinity College Dublin (2005), Univ. of British Columbia (2007), Univ. of Pune (2008), Laval University (2008), Nanyang Technological University (2009, 2011, 2012); Université de Franche Comté (France, 2011); National University of Singapore (2011); Monash University (2012); University of Toronto (2015).

Faculty External Assessor (hiring, promotion, tenure): NUS, NTU, IMRE (Singapore), University of Regensburg (Germany), Colorado School of Mines, Northeastern University, Old Dominion University (USA), University of Basel (Switzerland); University of Queensland (Au); Dalhousie University; Memorial University of Newfoundland.