Applied Nanophysics    ->   Prof. Fernando D. Stefani, Ph.D.

Dr Stefani
Deputy Director
Centro de Investigaciones en Bionanociencias
Godoy Cruz 2390, C1425FQD Buenos Aires, Argentina
T: +54 11 4899-5500 int 6538
E: fernando.stefani@cibion.conicet.gov.ar


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 AREAS OF INTEREST  
  • Photophysics of metallic and semiconductor nanoparticles
  • Photophysics of organic fluorophores
  • Biosensing
  • Plasmonics
  • Optical Antennas
  • Supramolecular structures
  • Hybrid nano-bio-sistems
  • DNA and Proteins
METHODS
  • Optical detection and tracking of single molecules and nanoparticles
  • Optical and photothermic manipulation
  • Fabrication and functionalization of nanoparticles
  • Time resolved optical spectroscopy
  • Optical and fluorescence microscopy
  • Optical nanoscopy (super-resolución fluorescence microscopy) – STED, GSDIM, PALM, STORM, RESOLFT
CURRENT POSITION
  • Deputy-Director, CIBION
  • Professor of Experimental Physics, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (FCEN), University of Buenos Aires (UBA)
  • Principal Investigator, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET)
BIOSKETCH
  • Born on November 19th 1975, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2001 Materials Engineering Degree, Instituto de Tecnología Prof. Jorge Sabato (IT) – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2004 PhD in Natural Sciences (Chemistry), Johannes Gutenberg University & Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung (MPI-P) –  Mainz, Germany. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll.
  • 2004 -2006 Postdoc at the MPI-P, Prof. Dr. W. Knoll, Mainz, Germany
  • 2006-2008 Research Fellow, Molecular Nanophotonics Group, Prof. Dr. Niek van Hulst, Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) – Barcelona, Spain
  • 2008-2009 Habilitant (~ Assistant Professor),  Photonics and Optoelectronics Group, Prof. Dr. Jochen Feldmann, Faculty of Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) – Munich, Germany
  • 2009-2013 Associate Investigator of (CONICET)
  • Since 2010 Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (FCEN), University of Buenos Aires (UBA) – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2011-2016 head of a Max-Planck-Society Partner Group for STED applications, in colaboration with the Department of Nanobiophotonics of Prof. Dr. Stefan W. Hell,  Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie – Göttingen, Germany.
  • 2013-2017 Independent Investigator of CONICET
  • Since 2013 Vice-Director of CIBION and head of the Applied Nanophysics Group
  • Since 2017 Principal Investigator of CONICET
 AWARDS
  • 2017: Georg Foster Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany)
  • 2015: Award to Academic Excellence, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • 2015: Mercator Fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Germany)
  • 2014: Award of the National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences (Argentina)
  • 2005: Otto Hahn Medal, Max-Planck-Society (Germany)
 THESIS
  • Diploma 2001: Técnicas basadas en resonancia de plasmónes  superficiales. Detección y estudio de reacciones de hibridación de  ADN en superficies pdf
  • PhD 2004: Confocal microscopy applied to the study of single entity fluorescence and light scattering pdf
 SPONSORS
  • Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica
  • Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas
  • Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva
  • Fundación Argentina de Nanotecnología
  • Max Planck Society
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