Diego Ghezzi

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor

diego.ghezzi@epfl.ch +41 21 693 37 34 http://lne.epfl.ch

Citizenship : Italian

EPFL STI IBI-STI LNE
B3 3 246.134 (Campus Biotech bâtiment B3)
Ch. des Mines 9
CH-1202 Genève

Web site: Web site: https://lne.epfl.ch

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Neuro-optoelectronic interfaces, visual prosthesis, optical stimulation, microfabrication, polymers, neuroprosthetics, biocompatibility, visual system, sight restoration, sensory perception, artificial photoreceptors

Professional course

Researcher

Department of Neuroscience and Brain Technologies

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

February 2014 - March 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow

Laboratory of Prof. Fabio Benfenati

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

March 2008 - January 2014


Education

Ph.D.

Bioengineering

Politecnico di Milano

June 27th, 2008

Laurea

Biomedical Engineering

Politecnico di Milano

December 22th, 2004

Publications

Infoscience publications

Research

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Life Sciences Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Microsystems and Microelectronics

Doctoral Program in Neuroscience

Doctoral Program in Electrical Engineering

Doctoral Program in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Courses

Materials science for bioengineers

The course presents materials science and engineering from the perspective of biological applications. Lectures provide solid fundamentals on the design, fabrication, and characterization of materials. Exercises provide instructive examples on how to impl...

Biomaterials

This course covers the fundamental concepts behind the design, function and application of state-of-the-art biomaterials, that is, materials that are designed based on a molecular understanding of their interactions with biological systems.

Neuroengineering of vision

This course aims at providing the key knowledge and skills needed by professional bioengineers working in the field of vision restoration with neuroprostheses. During the course the students will work on a project related to the development of a visual pr...