Cv Giovanni Finocchio



  • Born in: Messina, May 27th 1977
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Since 2010 – Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. University of Messina

2001 Degree in Electronic Engineering – Summa cum Laude

2005 PhD in “Advanced technologies for optoelectronics, photonics and electromagnetic modeling”. University of Messina.

Since 2013 – Adjunct Researchet at INGV Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia. Via Vigna Murata 605, 00143 Roma.

2013-2015 Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Calabria

Main research interests: Design and realization of simulation tools for spintronic devices.

September 2012 and May 2015: Visiting Professor at Suzhou Institute of Nanotech and Nanobionics, Suzhou, China.

February – March 2014: Visiting professor at the Department of Physics – Bogazici University. Istanbul, Turkey.

April 2015: Visiting professor at the Department of Physics – University of Lorraine. Nancy, France.

Senior Member IEEE.


2014-2016 – Unit Coordinator. Funding ID: PRIN2010ECA8P3. Founded by Italian MIUR. Manipulation of magnetization dynamics in nanostructures for spintronic applications. €160.000.

2014-2016 – Coordinator of the Simulation activities in The bilateral agreement Italy-Turkey project (Code B52I14002910005) Nanoscale magnetic devices based on the coupling of Spintronics and Spinorbitronics, coordinated CNR-INRIM.

2016-2018 – PI of the project (code CN16GR09) “Nanoscale broadband spin-transfer-torque microwave detector” funded by Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale. Executive programme of scientific and technological cooperation between Italy and China for the years 2016-2018.

General chair for the conference “9th International Symposium on Hysteresis Modeling and Micromagnetics”. (

Nomination as co-chair for the conference “2nd Advance in Magnetism” in 2018.

Member of the Organizing Committee of the School NATO ASIMagnetic nanostructures for micro-electromechanical systems and spintronic applications and lecturer. Catona (RC), Italy, 2-15 July 2006.

Co-author of more than 110 international journals, 200 contributions at International conferences. Since 2011 >15 Presentation as Invited Speaker.

ISI WEB OF SCIENCE – H-index 22. Number of citations >1400. Number of papers >110. 1 patent. 2 pending patents.