Surfaces and interfaces engineering

  • Processing by large-scale radiation
  • Optical and electronic lithography
  • Mechanosensitive surfaces and films
  • Laser and plasma processes
  • Micro-nanostructuring of surfaces and manufacturing of nanodevices
  • Functionalisation and biofunctionalisation

Materials engineering

  • Engineering of polymers - Biopolymers
  • Photosensitive systems for functional coating
  • Electrospinning
  • Additive manufacturing
  • 3D manufacturing of materials and fabrics
  • Plastics processes
  • Manufacturing of nanodiamond by detonation


  • Biodegradability
  • Physico-chemical surface/volume characterisations
  • Detection of foreign bodies, VOCs, explosives
  • Mechanical behaviour of polymer surfaces
  • Metrology of surfaces and deformation analysis using rapid optical techniques
  • Failure analysis