Giovanni Marinaro

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interests

  • Nanostructured materials for SERS analysis
  • Magnetic Nanowires
  • Graphene microsensors
  • Nanorough materials
  • Small Angle X-ray Scattering
  • Applications of superhydrophobic surfaces
  • ​Simulations of microfluidics systems​

Selected Publications

  • G. Marinaro, A. Accardo, N. Benseny-Cases, M. Burghammer, H. Castillo-Michel, S. Dante, F. De Angelis, E. Di Cola, E. Di Fabrizio, C. Hauser, C. Riekel. “Probing droplets with biological colloidal suspensions on smart surfaces by synchrotron radiation micro- and nano- beams”. Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 76, 57-63, 2016.
  • G. Marinaro, M. Burghammer, L Costa, T. Dane, F. De Angelis, E. Di Fabrizio, C. Riekel. "Directed Growth of Virus Nanofilaments on a Superhydrophobic Surface", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 23, 12373-79, 2015;                 
  •  G. Marinaro, R. La Rocca, A. Toma, M. Barberio, L. Cancedda, E. Di Fabrizio, P.Decuzzi, F. Gentile,“Networks of Neuroblastoma Cells on Macro-porous Silicon Substrates Reveal a Small World Topology”. Integrative Biology, 7, 2, 184-197, 2015;                 
  •  G. Marinaro, A. Accardo, F. De Angelis,T. Dane, B. Weinhausen, M. Burghammer, C. Riekel. "A superhydrophobic chip based on SU-8 photoresist pillars suspended on a silicon nitride membrane”, Lab on a Chip, 14(19), 3705-3709, 2014;


1) Ph.D. in Physics at Italian Institute of Technology (IIT Genoa, 2015);
2) Visitor as Ph.D. student at European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF, Grenoble - 2013-2014);
3) Internship student at Italian Institute of Technology (IIT Genoa, 2011);
4) M.S. in Biomedical Engineering at University Magna Graecia (UMG – 2011).