Name: Dr. Alfonso Maria Ponsiglione
Educational Qualification: Ph.D.
Designation: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare, Naples, Italy.
Department: Biomedical Engineering
University of Naples Federico II
Research Interests: Biomedical Engineering; Biomaterials; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Contrast Agents for MRI; Microfluidics; Nanomaterials; Nanoparticles Design and Synthesis; Biomedical Signal Processing; Heart Rate Variability
Biography: Alfonso Maria Ponsiglione achieved his Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2013 with 110/110 cum laude at the University of Naples "Federico II". Between 2014 and 2015, he worked as a software developer at GESAN S.r.l. (Caserta, Italy) and as a healthcare ICT consultant at Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. (Naples, Italy). After working in the area of medical informatics, he worked as a trainee in the field of biomaterials and nanotechnology at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare (IIT@CABHC) (Naples, Italy). Since November 2015, he is a Ph.D. student at University of Naples “Federico II” - Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials and Industrial Production and has been continuously working at IIT@CABHC on the development of new contrast agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. His research experiences are in different fields: from signal processing, data analysis and software programming to design and characterization of polymer nanoparticles for biomedical applications.