Design, fabrication and characterization of organic electronics and hybrid integration with silicon electronics for the development of integrated and conformable large-area smart surfaces

In recent years, the interest in smart surfaces by the scientific community has grown tremendously. There are several approaches in the literature that lead to different results regarding high-performance iontronic electronics. The proposed use of additive material dispensing for the fabrication of organic iontronic transistors allows the use of substrates with large area and architectural freedom, which properly engineered can lead to operating frequencies of operation comparable to those obtained by photolithography. It also allows sub-volt operating voltages, which opens the way for a hybrid technology based on one side by organic iontronic electronics and on the other side by silicon-based solid-state electronics. The combination of the two technologies, applied to smart surfaces finds applications related to both ion sensing and sensor system innovation. The project is mainly concerned with the use of organic electro-chemical transistors, which could be the winning choice; however, nothing has been done yet, so an open way is ahead.


  • Primary: Fabrizio Torricelli
  • Other advisors: Zsolt M. Kovács Vajna


Short Bio

2010 - 2015 Technical expert diploma, course of specialization in industrial electronics. Score 80/100. 2015 - 2018 Bachelor’s degree in electronic and telecommunication engineering, course of electronics and instrumentation. Score 94/110. 2018 - 2021 Master’s degree in electronic engineering, course of microelectronics. Score 110/110 cum laude. 2021 - 2021 Post graduate research fellowship 2021 - Now PhD Program in Information Engineering XXXVII Cycle