Vol. 9, №2, 2017
ENRICO VERONA, (15.09.1947, Roma, Italy)
Dr Sci. Eng., Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, http://www.raen.info

Address: via Cineto Romano 42, 00156 Roma, Italy
E-mail: enrico_verona@ifn.cnr.it

Education and Degrees
Dottore in scienze elettronica ingegneria, università la Sapienza di Roma (Sapienza-Università di Roma), Roma, Italia (1973)
Diploma: università la Sapienza di Roma (Sapienza-Università di Roma), Roma, (1969)

Academic Title: Professor (1991)

Affiliation history
Instituto di Acustica “O. M. Corbino” - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (1976-2001)
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (1991-2012)
Istituto di fotonica e nanotecnologie - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR IFN) (2012 - present time)

Research Interests
Acoustics, acoustoelectronics, surface acoustic waves (SAW) in layered structures, gas sensors on SAW, acousto-optical interaction of laser beams with surface and bulk acoustic waves; the application of acoustoelectronic and acousto-optic devices for processing of electrical and optical signals; technology of SAW-devices and devices of integral optics; deposition and characterization of oriented polycrystalline piezoelectric films by ultrasonic, optical and acousto-optical methods, including Brilluen spectroscopy; the use of piezoelectric films for excitation of surface and bulk acoustic waves of microwave frequencies in non-piezoelectric substrates

Academic Councils and Research Management
O.M. Corbino Institute of acoustics, Italian National Research Council (1976-2001) – stipendiat-researcher, research fellow, Director of the Institute (1995-2001)
The Council of National Researches, scientific Director (1991-2012)
Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies (CNR IFN), Italian National Research Council (2012 – present time), the science Advisor
The universities of Rome and Perugia, the visiting Professor, lectures on acoustoelectronics
The universities of Uppsala (Sweden) and Craiova (Romania), member of the expert councils on awarding scientific degrees of PhD
IEEE - member of the scientific society for electronics and electrical engineering electrochemical and acoustic societies in the USA
Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS), academician (1997)

Editorial Boards
Scientific journal “Radioelektronika. Nanosistemy. Informatsionnye Tekhnologii” (RENSIT) [Radioelectronics. Nanosystems. Information Technologies] ISSN 2218-3000 - editorial board member (since 2015).

Selected Publications
Caliendo C, Verona E, D’Amico A. Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Gas Sensors, pp. 281-306. In: Gas Sensors. Principles, Operation and Developments. Ed. G. Sberveglieri, 1992, ISBN: 978-94-010-5214-6 (Print) 978-94-011-2737-0 (Online)
D’Amico A, Di Natale C, Verona E. Acoustic devices, p. 197–223. In: E. Kress-Rogers (ed.), Handbook of biosensors and electronic noses: medicine, food and the environment. 1997, CRC Press, New York.
D'amico A, Palma A, Verona E. Hydrogen sensor using a palladium coated surface acoustic wave delay-line. Ultrasonics Symposium, 1982, 308-311.
D'amico A, Palma A, Verona E. Palladium‐surface acoustic wave interaction for hydrogen detection. Applied Physics Letters, 1982, 41(3):300-301.
Bertolotti M, Ferrari A, Jaskow A, Palma A, Verona E. Laser annealing of ZnO thin films. Journal of Applied Physics, 1984, 56:2943.
D'amico A, Verona E. SAW sensors. Sensors and Actuators, 1989, 17(1-2):55-66.
Alippi A, Petri A, Rafaelli G, Verona E. Refractive index profile determination in a planar optical waveguide. Pure and Applied Optics, Part A, 1994, 3(4):615.
Anisimkin VI, Maximov SA, Verardi P, Verona E. Effect of humidity on SAW devices. Proceedings Ultrasonics Symposium-1997, IEEE 1997, 409-413.
Anisimkin IV, Gulyaev YuV, Anisimkin VI, Verona E. Temperature sensitivity of plate modes in ST quartz. Ultrasonics Symposium, IEEE, 2001, 423-426.
Benetti M, Cannata D, Di Pietrantonio F, Foglietti V, Verona E. Microbalance chemical sensor based on thin-film bulk acoustic wave resonators. Applied Physics Letters, 2005, 87(17):173504.
Penza M, Aversa P, Cassano G, Rossi R, Alvisi M, Suriano D, Serra E, Benetti M, Cannatà D, Di Pietrantonio F, E. Verona E. Surface acoustic wave vapor sensor coated with carbon nanotubes-based nanocomposite Langmuir-Blodgett film. Proceedings of the 13Th Italian Conference on Sensors and Microsystems, pp. 124-129, 2009.
Caliendo C, Hamidullah M, Kuznetsova IE, Anisimkin VI, Verona E. Acoustic wave sensors for liquid environments. Procedia Technology, 2017, 27:212-213.

Awards and grants
LG.920973 (1992-1994) – the NATO grant for advanced technologies (acoustoelectronical methods of creation sensors and characterization of materials using SAW)
LG.941439 (1994-1996) - the NATO grant for advanced technologies
The NATO grant for advanced scientists (1997-1998)
Grant INTAS (2001-2003)