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Luigi G. Occhipinti

Director of Research in Graphene and Related Technologies, University of Cambridge

Dr Luigi Occhipinti joined the University of Cambridge in April 2014. He developed science and innovation for more than 20 years in emerging technology areas for the post-CMOS roadmap, smart systems heterogeneous integration, polymer and printed electronics, advanced bio-systems and molecular diagnostics, advanced signal processing and nonlinear computation, advanced mechanical, optical and chemical sensor technologies, with focus on miniaturization and advanced packaging technologies for smart devices and products. His current position is Director of Research in Graphene and Related Technologies and he serves as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Cambridge Graphene Centre.

His main academic interests include sensors and integrated bio-systems for applications in health care, industrial sustainability, smart wearables and environmental monitoring. Luigi's research track record encompasses emerging nanomaterials, biocompatible and biodegradable devices and electronics manufacturing on flexible and stretchable substrates, and circular economy.

Luigi has authored and co-authored more than 100 peer-review papers, 3 book chapters, 2 international standards and is inventor or co-inventor of more than 60 patent applications in 40 families (43 patents granted, 9 as sole inventor). Google Scholar: H-index 24, i10-index 41, Citations >3950 (>2720 since 2015).

​He is co-editor of the Cambridge Elements Series on "Flexible and Large-Area Electronics" published by Cambridge University Press, and Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Flexible and Printable Sensor and Systems (FLEPS) Program.


  • –present
    Director of Research in Graphene and Related Technologies, University of Cambridge