Raffaello Mazzaro is a research fellow at IMM-CNR. He graduated in Photochemistry and Molecular Materials in 2012 at the University of Bologna, then he obtained the PhD in Chemistry in 2016 within a joint collaboration between the Chemistry department "G.Ciamician" of the university of Bologna and CNR-IMM Bologna, under the supervision of Prof. Paola Ceroni and Dr. Vittorio Morandi. During the PhD he spent 4 months at INRS-EMT institute in Montrèal (QC, Canada) as a visiting student.
After 1 year post-doc fellowship in the Photo-Nanolab at the University of Bologna, he got a 2-years research fellowship in the experimental physics group of Luleå University of Technology (Luleå, SE). In 2019, he got a research fellowship in the Graphene Technology Group at CNR-IMM, financed by "Graphene flagship" project.
He co-authored more than 25 peer-reviewed papers in internation journals, with h-index 10 (may 2019, source Scopus). He has given oral and poster communications to several international conferences and he has been awarded with 3 different awards for best PhD thesis in inorganic chemistry, photochemistry and Microscopy sciences.