September 2005 up to present
Co-Founder and partner of Studio Associato Tambosso - Technical Consulting and
International Marketing professional association
Carrying out technical studies and market analysis for small and medium companies (mainly using specific knowledge of Chinese and Asian markets).
Typical Internationalization project for SMI: analysis of resources and organization, international strategic planning, Business and Marketing plan, Operating strategies.
Technical consultancy for lawyer's offices; technical expert reports; market analysis for photovoltaics and related technologies.
Reviewing National and European research projects as technical expert.
Participating in defining and planning of R&D projects in the field of Photonics and telecommunications. The last (March 2015) proposal (H2020 Work Program) was on: "100G pluggable transceiver with Directly Modulated Laser".
Cooperation with IEEE (the worlds largest professional association for the advancement of technology)
in various managerial position
Chairperson of IEEE-Photonics Italy Chapter, Vice-Chair of IEEE Italy Section, Associate Vice- President fro Global Strategy of the PHOS Membership Council
Researcher and Visiting Professor of Optoelectronics
Feb.-May 2014, Apr.-June 2013, Feb.-Apr. 2013 Teaching master courses on Green Photonics (Photovoltaics and LED for lighting) and Laser Instrumentation at Da Yeh University (Taiwan).
June 2012 Short Master Course on Green Photonics: "Perspectives of Photovoltaics", Univ. of Palermo, Italy.
June 2014-Aug. 2015 Collaboration agreement between Italian and Taiwanese University with the objective to start a new Double-Degree Master Program on Green Photonics. Design of the course (structure, number and kind of courses, business plan). University selection. Act as a mediator in the signature of the cooperation agreement.
Visiting researcher at Taipei - National Taiwan University (Sept.05-Feb.06), Kaoshiung - Sun Yat Sen University (Nov.07, Dec.08-Jan.09, Nov.'10-Jan.'11), Tainan - Cheng Kung University (Feb. '12-May '12).
Professional visits at Hong Kong - Chinese University; Singapore - National Tech. Univ.; Kualalumpur - Tenaga University (Dec.07). Taipei - National Taiwan Univ. & National Taipei Univ. of Technology; Hsinchu - National Tsing Hua Univ. & National Chia Tung Univ.; Tainan - National Cheng Kung Univ. (Dec.'10). Brisbane - The Univ. of Queensland; Wollongong - Univ of Wollongong (Feb.'11); Xi-an - Jiao Tong University (Dec. '11).
December 1993 to August 2005
Manager of a research team and Senior Project Manager at Telecom Italia R&D Division (TILAB - formerly CSELT)
2002-2005 Research Projects Management on the following fields:
Architecture and networking of wireless micro-devices ad hoc networks
Applications and services of active and passive RFID tag and wireless sensor networks
Technologies for realization and integration into a mobile telephone of a RF-SIM card based on ZigBee protocol (I invented the Z-SIM concept and guided the team who realized the first prototype)
Technologies for micro-devices power supply (energy scavenger MEMS, micro fuel cells, carbon nanotubes solar cells)
Technologies for antennas miniaturization (fractal, printed and chip antennas)
Optoelectronics generation and detection of millimeter waves for broadband WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) and FWA (Fixed Wireless Access) application.
1996-2001 Head of the research unit on Fibers and Passive Optical Components with responsibility on the following research fields:
modeling, characterization, standardization and development of measurement schemes for optical fibers (i.e. chromatic dispersion distribution measurement and analysis of polarization using a POTDR)
design, modeling, characterization, reliability analysis, standardization, development of measurement schemes for optical passive components (i.e. Fiber Bragg gratings modeling, Chromatic Dispersion Compensators analysis, Optical Couplers reliability study, etc.).
Specification of fiber and copper components for optical and copper networks (i.e. fibers, couplers, WDMs, attenuators, connectors, joints, cables, etc.)
Specification and study of innovative technologies for cable installation (no dig techniques, blowing fibers, micro-trenches, etc.)
Standardization and components characterization for home networking and cabling.
Dec. 1993-1995 Development of the first Italian prototype of an optical fiber amplifier) for the second TLC window.
March 1989 to November 1993
Head of a research group at R&D Division of SIRTI (Milano)
with the responsibility of design and development of fiber optic passive components (fusion couplers, optical attenuators, optical isolators) and fiber optic amplifiers for the third telecommunications (TLC) window.
I studied, developed the technology (realization, testing and packaging) and put on production the first Italian fusion multimode, singlemode and WDM fiber optic couplers.
January 1986 February 1989
PhD at University of Pavia - Faculty of Engineering - Optoelectronics Group
Researches on: fiber optic sensors (magneto-optical, Gyros,..); optical passive components (all-fiber isolator, fiber couplers, WDMs); fiber optic sensors for space applications (ESA project); pre-amplifier circuits for high frequency photodiodes.
October 1983 to December 1985
Designer of integrated circuits for telecommunication applications (hands free telephone) at SGS Microelectronics (Milano) (now ST Microelectronics)